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nutrient

1. any of the mineral substances that are absorbed by the roots of plants for nourishment
2. any substance that nourishes an organism
3. providing or contributing to nourishment

nutrient

[′nü·trē·ənt]
(biology)
Providing nourishment.
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Nutrient pollution is a widespread water quality challenge in the United States and is caused by excess nitrogen and phosphorus in the water.
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Foods that have been labeled as complete and balanced by virtue of having nutrient levels within the parameters proscribed by the AAFCO Nutrient Profiles have demonstrated that they contain adequate but not excessive amounts of the nutrients that are essential to dogs of the life stage in question.
The nutrient foramina are observed in all bones with the help of a hand lens.
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The nutrient foramen on the posterior surface of the tibia was noted and counted.
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