TITLE

nutrient

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1500
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "nutrients" is presented. Nutrients are foods or liquids that supply the body with the chemicals needed for metabolism. Nutrients include protein, carbohydrates, fats and micronutrients. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21238022

 

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