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enteral feeding

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.
Concept Schemes:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt-core
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Entry Terms:
  • enteral feeds
  • enteral diets
  • nasogastric intubation
  • enteral nutrition
  • nasogastric feeding
  • trophic enteral feeding
  • nasogastric tube feeding
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/37216
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RDF/XMLCreated 2006-01-19, last modified 2016-04-11