hyperalimentation

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noun hy·per·al·i·men·ta·tion \ˌhī-pər-ˌa-lə-mən-ˈtā-shən\

Definition of hyperalimentation

  1. :  the administration of nutrients by intravenous feeding especially to patients who cannot ingest food through the alimentary tract

1962

First Known Use of hyperalimentation

1962


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hyperalimentation

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noun hy·per·al·i·men·ta·tion \ˌhī-pə-ˌral-ə-mən-ˈtā-shən\

Medical Definition of hyperalimentation

  1. :  the administration of nutrients by intravenous feeding especially to patients who cannot ingest food through the digestive tract


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