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As a result, the 6-year-old receives treatment through total parenteral nutrition, a feeding method designed to bypass the gastrointestinal tract.
Julius was receiving a life supporting solution called total parenteral nutrition through an IV thanks to the development and donation of solutions from Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital.
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Origin and Etymology of parenteral
First Known Use: 1906See Words from the same year
medical Definition of parenteral
- parenteral drug administration by intravenous, intramuscular, or subcutaneous injection
- enteric versus parenteral feeding
parenterallyplay \-rə-lē\ adverb
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