\ˈɑːlimənt], \ˈɑːlimənt], \ˈɑː_l_i_m_ə_n_t]\
Definitions of ALIMENT
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- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
- 1790 - A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Oddity Software
By Noah Webster.
By William R. Warner
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
Any substance which, if introduced into the system, is capable of nourishing it and repairing its losses. The study of aliments forms one of the most important branches of hygiene. They are confined to the organized kingdom,-the mineral affording none. Dr. Prout has four great classes-the aqueous, saccharine, olcaginous, and albuminous :-Dr. Pereira, twelve-the aqueous, mucilaginous or gummy, saccharine, amylaceous, ligneous, pectinaceous, acidulous, alcoholic, oily or fatty, proteinaceous, gelatinous, and saline. Liebig divides them into two classes :-the NITROGENIZED or PLASTIC ELEMENTS OF NUTRITION, in which he comprises vegetable fibrin, vegetable albumen, vegetable casein, flesh and blood; and the NON-NITROGENIZED ELEMENTS OF RESPIRATION, in which he comprises fat, starch, gum, cane sugar, grape sugar, sugar of milk, pectin, bassorin, wine, beer and spirits. The former alone, in his view, are inservient to the nutrition of organized tissue: the latter are burnt in respiration, and furnish heat. The second division might be still farther simplified, inasmuch as amylaceous aliments are convertible into sugar during the digestive process; and, from both, oleaginous matter may be formed.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Smith Ely Jelliffe