What does parenteral mean?

Definitions for parenteralpəˈrɛn tər əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  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


  1. parenteral(Adjective)

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


  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of parenteral in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of parenteral in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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