enteral hyperalimentation


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enteral hyperalimentation

hyperalimentation by the administration of elemental nutrients via a catheter placed within the intestinal tract; usually used in patients with at least a portion of functional small intestine.

en·ter·al hy·per·al·i·men·ta·tion

(en'tĕr-ăl hī'pĕr-al-i-men-tā'shŭn)
Hyperalimentation by the administration of elemental nutrients using a catheter placed within the intestinal tract; usually used in patients with at least a portion of functional small intestine.