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hyperalimentation

[hahy-per-al-uh-men-tey-shuh n]
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noun Medicine/Medical.
  1. overfeeding.
  2. total parenteral nutrition.
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Origin of hyperalimentation

First recorded in 1965–70; hyper- + alimentation
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hyperalimentation in Medicine

hyperalimentation

(hī′pər-ăl′ə-mĕn-tāshən)
n.
  1. The administration of nutrients by intravenous feeding, especially to individuals unable to take in food through the alimentary tract.
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