This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word parenteral
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administered by means other than through the alimentary tract (as by intramuscular or intravenous injection)
located outside the alimentary tract
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Administered by some means other than oral intake, particularly intravenously or by injection.
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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.