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breast-feeding

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Classical Studies.

Nutritionally, breast milk is the most suitable food for human infants because it is the right composition to meet physiological and developmental needs; undergoes subtle changes in...

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chastity

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies — Medicine and Health.

Either complete abstinence from sexual activity, especially in females, or the virtuous exercise of it to just the right extent, for instance in the Catholic natural law tradition, solely...

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dietetics

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Classical Studies.

n. the application of the principles of nutrition to the selection of food and the feeding of individuals and groups.

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meals

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Classical Studies.

Among the Greeks the times and names of meals varied over time. In early times breakfast was taken shortly after sunrise, followed by a main meal (deipnon) at midday and supper in the...

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pathology

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Classical Studies.

(pă-thol-ŏji)

the study of disease processes with the aim of understanding their nature and causes. clinical p. the application of the knowledge of disease processes to the...

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trigonometry

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Classical Studies.

The branch of mathematics dealing with the relationships between the angles and the sides of triangles, and the calculations based on them. It originated as the study of certain...

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