alimentation

noun
al·i·men·ta·tion | \ ˌa-lə-mən-ˈtā-shən , -ˌmen- \

Definition of alimentation 

: the act or process of affording nutriment or nourishment intravenous alimentation

First Known Use of alimentation

circa 1656, in the meaning defined above

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alimentation

noun
al·i·men·ta·tion | \ ˌal-ə-mən-ˈtā-shən, -ˌmen- \

Medical Definition of alimentation 

: the act or process of affording nutriment or nourishment intravenous alimentation

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