Nursing Central is the award-winning, complete mobile solution for nurses and students. Look up information on diseases, tests, and procedures; then consult the database with 5,000+ drugs or refer to 65,000+ dictionary terms. Explore these free sample topics:
-- The first section of this topic is shown below --
[L. nutrient-, feeding, suckling, nourishing]
1. Providing nourishment. Any substance that nourishes the body. Essential nutrients are those that the body either cannot synthesize or cannot synthesize in amounts sufficient to meet needs. Nutrients can be subdivided into the macronutrients (protein, carbohydrate, and fat), the micronutrients (including vitamins and minerals), and water.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Nutrient." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737082/all/nutrient.
Nutrient. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737082/all/nutrient. Accessed November 12, 2019.
Nutrient. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737082/all/nutrient
Nutrient [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 12]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737082/all/nutrient.
* Article titles in AMA citation format should be in sentence-case
TY - ELEC
T1 - nutrient
ID - 737082
ED - Venes,Donald,
BT - Taber's Medical Dictionary
UR - https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737082/all/nutrient
PB - F.A. Davis Company
ET - 23
DB - Nursing Central
DP - Unbound Medicine