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parenteral feeding
Subject Category
H Health and Pathology
S Biological Sciences
Definition
The administering of nutrients for assimilation and utilization by a patient who cannot maintain adequate nutrition by enteral feeding alone. Nutrients are administered by a route other than the alimentary canal (e.g., intravenously, subcutaneously).
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings
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Persistent URI:
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Used For
parenteral nutrition
Broader Term
feeding methods
nutritional support
Narrower Term
total parenteral nutrition
Spanish
alimentación parenteral
Term Number
39720