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hyperalimentation

[ hahy-per-al-uh-men-tey-shuhn ]
/ ˌhaɪ pərˌæl ə mɛnˈteɪ ʃən /
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noun Medicine/Medical.
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Origin of hyperalimentation

First recorded in 1965–70; hyper- + alimentation
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Medical definitions for hyperalimentation

hyperalimentation
[ hī′pər-ăl′ə-mĕn-tāshən ]

n.
The administration of nutrients by intravenous feeding, especially to individuals unable to take in food through the alimentary tract.
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