parenteral alimentation

Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to parenteral alimentation: parenteral hyperalimentation


giving or receiving of nourishment.
parenteral alimentation administration of nutrients intravenously.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pa·ren·ter·al al·i·men·ta·tion

providing nourishment intravenously.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012