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enteral feeding
Subject Category
H Health and Pathology
S Biological Sciences
Definition
Nutritional support given via the alimentary canal or any route connected to the gastrointestinal system (i.e., the enteral route). This includes oral feeding, sip feeding, and tube feeding using nasogastric, gastrostomy, and jejunostomy tubes.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings
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Used For
enteral diets
enteral feeds
enteral nutrition
nasogastric feeding
nasogastric intubation
nasogastric tube feeding
trophic enteral feeding
Broader Term
feeding methods
nutritional support
Narrower Term
tube feeding
Related Term
intragastric administration
liquid diet
Spanish
alimentación enteral
Term Number
37216