Definition of Hyperalimentation

1. Noun. Administration of a nutritionally adequate solution through a catheter into the vena cava; used in cases of long-term coma or severe burns or severe gastrointestinal syndromes.

Exact synonyms: Total Parenteral Nutrition, Tpn
Generic synonyms: Alimentation, Feeding



Definition of Hyperalimentation

1. Noun. (medicine) The administration or ingestion of unusually large amounts of nutrients ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Hyperalimentation

1. Intravenous feeding that provides patients with all essential nutrients when they are unable to feed themselves. Synonym: total parenteral nutrition. (04 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyperalimentation

hyperaemia
hyperaemic
hyperaesthesia
hyperaesthesias
hyperaesthetic
hyperaggressive
hyperalaninaemia
hyperaldosteronism
hyperaldosteronisms
hyperalert
hyperalertness
hyperalgesia
hyperalgesias
hyperalgesic
hyperalgia
hyperalimentation (current term)
hyperalimentations
hyperallantoinuria
hyperallergic
hyperalphalipoproteinaemia
hyperaminoaciduria
hyperammonaemia
hyperammonaemias
hyperammonemia
hyperammonemias
hyperamylasaemia
hyperanacinesia
hyperanakinesia
hyperandrogenemia
hyperandrogenism

Literary usage of Hyperalimentation

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1. Texas Medicaid in Perspectiveby Anne Dunkelberg by Anne Dunkelberg (1995)
"Total parenteral hyperalimentation services must be reasonable, ... hyperalimentation is not available when oral intake will maintain adequate nutrition. ..."

2. Diseases of the Digestive Organs: With Special Reference to Their Diagnosis by Charles Dettie Aaron (1921)
"hyperalimentation.—Sometimes it is necessary to resort to "forced feeding," by which we mean hyperalimentation. It is well, however, before attempting ..."

3. Suggestion and Autosuggestion: A Psychological and Pedagogical Study Based by Charles Baudouin (1922)
"1. Woman of thirty, in the third stage of pulmonary consumption. Increasing emaciation, notwithstanding hyperalimentation. Cough, shortness of breath ..."

4. Tropical Medicine: With Special Reference to the West Indies, Central by Thomas Wright Jackson (1907)
"The indications for hyperalimentation and tissue-building and for blood constructive treatment are plain, in all cases which survive the acute stages of the ..."

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