Definitions for parenteralpəˈrɛn tər əl

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  1. parenteral(adj)

    administered by means other than through the alimentary tract (as by intramuscular or intravenous injection)

  2. parenteral(adj)

    located outside the alimentary tract

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  1. parenteral(Adjective)

    Administered by some means other than oral intake, particularly intravenously or by injection.

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  1. Parenteral

    Parenteral is the introduction of nutrition, a medication, or other substance into the body via a route other than the mouth, especially via infusion, injection or implantation. Parenteral nutrition is nutrition via the veins.

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