Definition of Total parenteral nutrition

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: Hyperalimentation, Tpn
Generic synonyms: Alimentation, Feeding



Medical Definition of Total parenteral nutrition

1. Intravenous feeding that provides patients with all essential nutrients when they are unable to feed themselves. Acronym: TPN (12 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Total Parenteral Nutrition

total internal reflexion
total internal reflexions
total iron binding capacity
total joint arthroplasty
total keratoplasty
total knee joint replacement
total loss
total lung capacity
total mastectomy
total necrosis
total or partial anomalous pulmonary venous connections
total order
total ordering relation
total ordering relations
total orders
total parenteral nutrition (current term)
total peripheral resistance
total placenta previa
total push therapy
total quality management
total recall
total refractory period
total return swap
total revenue
total revenues
total sclerectasia
total spinal anaesthesia
total suspended particulates
total suspended solids

Literary usage of Total parenteral nutrition

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1. Texas Medicaid in Perspectiveby Anne Dunkelberg by Anne Dunkelberg (1995)
"IN-HOME HYPERALIMENTATION - (total parenteral nutrition- TPN> TPN is a covered ... IN-HOME total parenteral nutrition (TPN) SUPPLIER - An entity that has a ..."

2. Mineral Tolerance of Animals by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"Tissue manganese concentrations and antioxidant enzyme activities in rats given total parenteral nutrition with and without supplemental manganese. ..."

3. Diarrhea and Malnutrition: Interactions, Mechanisms, and Interventions by Lincoln C. Chen, Nevin S. Scrimshaw (1983)
"In: total parenteral nutrition: Premises and Promises, A. Ghadimi (Ed.), pp. 213-230 John Wiley, New York, 1975. 4. Irwin, MI, and Hegsted, DM A conspectus ..."

4. Nutrient Composition of Rations for Short-term, High-intensity Combat Operations by Fnb, Institute of Medicine (U. S.), High-stress Situations, Committee on Military Nutrition Research, National Academy of Sciences (2005)
"Zinc in total parenteral nutrition: Requirements and metabolic effects. Gastroenterology 76(3):458-467. Vitamins C and E in the Prevention of Oxidative ..."

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