n. science of nutrition.
   ♦ threptic, a. pertaining to rearing of young.

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  • Threpsology — Threp*sol o*gy, n. [Gr. ? nourishment + logy.] (Med.) The doctrine of nutrition; a treatise on nutrition. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • threpsology — science of nutrition Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • threpsology — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sciences and Studies — This list defines 633 sciences, arts and studies of various degrees of respectability and rarity, ranging from the common and esteemed (chemistry) to the obscure and quirky (peristerophily). Over the past century, the range and scope of… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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