Definition of Dietitian

1. Noun. A specialist in the study of nutrition.

Exact synonyms: Dietician, Nutritionist
Generic synonyms: Specialiser, Specialist, Specializer
Derivative terms: Diet, Diet, Diet, Nutrition, Nutrition, Nutrition



Definition of Dietitian

1. Noun. A person who studies or practices dietetics. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dietitian

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Medical Definition of Dietitian

1. An expert in dietetics. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dietitian

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dietitian (current term)
dietitians
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Literary usage of Dietitian

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Home Economics by American Home Economics Association (1910)
"It is sending a visiting dietitian into the tenement homes, and asks her to face conditions squarely in each home, to formulate a course of instruction that ..."

2. Vocations for the Trained Woman; Opportunities Other Than Teaching edited by Agnes Frances Perkins (1910)
"The problems to be met in the actual field of work are such as cannot be duplicated elsewhere: the solving of these depends upon the dietitian's judgment, ..."

3. Opportunities for Women in the Municipal Civil Service of the City of New by Fannie M. Witherspoon, Anna Martin Crocker (1918)
"dietitian. A field in which women have been established for some time is that of ... In the larger hospitals a Head dietitian and one or more Assistant ..."

4. Careers for women by Catherine Filene (1920)
"THE dietitian LENA F. COOPER Dean, Battle Creek Sanitarium School of Home Economics ... These needs have been met in the person of the dietitian. ..."

5. Standard Specifications for Personal Service by New York (N.Y.). Bureau of Standards (1917)
"dietitian GROUP SYMBOL (ND) The term dietitian Group is applied to those offices or employments of the Institutional Service in which incumbents are ..."

6. Getting a Living, a Vocational Civics Text by James Lynn Barnard (1921)
"The well trained dietitian who cares to enter business can establish herself as caterer or as manager of a tea room, or she may open a shop for serving ..."

7. History of American Red Cross Nursing by Lavinia L. Dock (1922)
"... XVII THE dietitian SERVICE THE history of Red Cross work in "Home Dietetics," the "Bureau of dietitians' Service" or the "Nutrition Service" as it has ..."

8. A guide to the study of occupations: a selected critical bibliography of the by Frederick James Allen (1921)
"dietitian HOERLE and SALTZBERG. The Girl and the Job, 110-113. FILENE. Careers for Women, 217-222; and 238-241, preventive works through dietetics. HUTTON. ..."

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