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Nutrient  adj.  Nutritious; nourishing; promoting growth.

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"Nutrient" Quotes from Famous Books

... sometimes that poor, thin, watery blood, not suitable for nourishment although sent in large amount to the brain, does not properly nourish that organ. There will still be brain exhaustion, as the nervous structures have lost their power of absorbing the nutrient materials from the blood which, being poor in quality, does not vitalize and strengthen the nerve centres as it should. In such cases thought is an effort and sustained mental exertion is impossible; the memory is uncertain, ...
— The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English • R. V. Pierce

... and a hundred vehicles, all working like crazy to pull out unburned wax. Big manipulators were coming up and grabbing as many of the half-ton sausages as they could, and lurching away to dump them onto skids or into lorries or just drop them on top of the bags of nutrient stacked beyond. Jeeps and cars would dart in, throw grapnels on the end of lines, and then pull away all the wax they could and return to throw their grapnels again. As fast as they pulled the big skins down, men with hand-lifters ...
— Four-Day Planet • Henry Beam Piper

... the mode of administration of the baths in cases of the class under consideration, the use of both currents is requisite; the galvanic as a nutrient, the faradic as an excito-motor agent. Where, as is sometimes the case, faradic irritability is extinct, or so slight as to be practically unavailable, the (slowly) interrupted galvanic current must ...
— The Electric Bath • George M. Schweig

... surprise to me that considering her nutrient-poor, fat-laden diet and stressful life, my mother eventually developed severe gall bladder problems. Her degeneration caused progressively more and more severe pain until she had a cholecystectomy. The gallbladder's profound deterioration ...
— How and When to Be Your Own Doctor • Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon

... lowering of soil and water pH due to acid precipitation and deposition usually through precipitation; this process disrupts ecosystem nutrient flows and may kill freshwater fish and plants dependent on more neutral or alkaline ...
— The 2008 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency.

... best, is certainly the cheapest mode of preparing it. If the process be not pushed too far the loss of nutriment sustained is inconsiderable. When a mixture of straw and roots is fermented, the hard fibres of the latter are, to a great extent, broken up, and the nutrient particles which they envelop are fully exposed to the action of the ...
— The Stock-Feeder's Manual - the chemistry of food in relation to the breeding and - feeding of live stock • Charles Alexander Cameron

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