parenteral hyperalimentation


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pa·ren·ter·al hy·per·al·i·men·ta·tion

hyperalimentation of nutrients through a central venous catheter in patients who cannot consume adequate nutrition by the enteral route.

pa·ren·ter·al hy·per·al·i·men·ta·tion

(pă-rentĕr-ăl hīpĕr-al-i-mĕn-tāshŭn)
Overconsumption of nutrients through a central venous catheter in patients who cannot consume adequate nutrition by the enteral route.

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

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