hyperalimentation

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

Definition of hyperalimentation

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

First Known Use of hyperalimentation

1962


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hyperalimentation

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

medical Definition of hyperalimentation

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

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