superalimentation


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superalimentation

 [soo″per-al″ĭ-men-ta´shun]
excessive feeding; sometimes used in the treatment of wasting diseases.

hy·per·al·i·men·ta·tion

(hī'pĕr-al'i-men-tā'shŭn),
Administration or consumption of nutrients beyond minimum normal requirements in an attempt to replace nutritional deficiencies.

superalimentation

/su·per·al·i·men·ta·tion/ (soo″per-al″ĭ-men-ta´shun) treatment of wasting diseases by feeding beyond appetite requirements.

superalimentation

excessive feeding; sometimes used in the treatment of wasting diseases.

Patient discussion about superalimentation

Q. why is it that some women lack parental nutrition?

A. Do you mean breastfeeding? Some women have problem with their nipples, in rare cases the breast tissue isn't developed enough. Sometimes breast surgeries damage the milk ducts. Psychological factors also play a role.

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