dietician vs dietitian what difference

what is difference between dietician and dietitian

English

Noun

dietician (plural dieticians)

  1. Nonstandard spelling of dietitian.


English

Alternative forms

  • dietician

Etymology

Irregular spelling of diet +‎ -ician, probably influenced by dietetic

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /daɪəˈtɪʃən/

Noun

dietitian (plural dietitians)

  1. A person who studies or practices dietetics.
    • 2013, Nutrition for Nursing, Edition 5.0, Assessment Technologies Institute, page 142:
      The dietitian works with the client to develop meal planning that meets the client’s needs based on healthy food choices.

Usage notes

  • Professionals in the field prefer dietitian to dietician and most corpora show the preferred spelling to be significantly more common, but BNC shows them about equally common in the UK. The Corpus of Global Web-based English (GloWbE) shows the preferred spelling about 40% more common.

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