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alimentation

 [al″ĭ-men-ta´shun]
giving or receiving of nourishment.
parenteral alimentation administration of nutrients intravenously.

al·i·men·ta·tion

(al-i-men-tā'shŭn),
Providing nourishment.
See also: feeding.

alimentation

/al·i·men·ta·tion/ (al″ĭ-men-ta´shun) giving or receiving of nourishment.
rectal alimentation  feeding by injection of nutriment into the rectum.
total parenteral alimentation  see under nutrition.

alimentation

(ăl′ə-mĕn-tā′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of giving or receiving nourishment.
2. Support; sustenance.

alimentation

nourishment. See also feeding.

alimentation

The act of providing nutrients; nutrition.

al·i·men·ta·tion

(al'i-mĕn-tā'shŭn)
Providing nourishment.
See also: feeding

alimentation

The act or process of giving or receiving nourishment.

alimentation

giving or receiving of nourishment.

intravenous alimentation
the administration by intravenous injection of a solution containing sufficient nutrients in appropriate concentration to maintain life.
oral alimentation
feeding by mouth.
total parenteral alimentation