superalimentation


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superalimentation

 [soo″per-al″ĭ-men-ta´shun]
excessive feeding; sometimes used in the treatment of wasting diseases.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
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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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