from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The administration of nutrients by intravenous feeding, especially to individuals unable to take in food through the alimentary tract.
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- n. The administration or ingestion of unusually large amounts of nutrients
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The taking of food in excess of the ordinary needs of the body.
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- n. 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
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The fast food hyperalimentation did result in an almost tripling of fat in the liver which could be construed as liver damage, an event that was correlated not with any particular macronutrient, but with the increase in weight.
The goal of this study was to examine the effect of fast-food hyperalimentation overeating on liver enzymes and fat accumulation in liver cells.
Dr. Dudrick is a native of Nanticoke, Pa., who is widely recognized and respected throughout the scientific, academic and clinical world for his innovative and pioneering research in the development of the specialized central venous feeding technique known as intravenous hyperalimentation (IVH) or total parenteral nutrition (TPN).
An expert in clinical nutrition and parenteral hyperalimentation, Dr. Daly is a past president of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, the Society of Surgical Oncology (2002-2003); the New York Surgical Society (1998-1999); and the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Cancer Society (1992-1993).
Enteral hyperalimentation in malnourished surgical patients.