Superalimentation
Superalimentation Su`per*al`i*men*ta"tion, n. The act of overfeeding, or making one take food in excess of the natural appetite for it. [1913 Webster]

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  • superalimentation — n. * * * …   Universalium

  • superalimentation — SYN: hyperalimentation. * * * su·per·al·i·men·ta·tion .sü pər .al ə mən tā shən n the action or process of overfeeding called also hypernutrition * * * su·per·al·i·men·ta·tion (soo″pər al″ĭ mən taґshən) therapeutic …   Medical dictionary

  • superalimentation — su·per·alimentation …   English syllables

  • superalimentation — “+ noun Etymology: super + alimentation : the action or process of overfeeding * * * n …   Useful english dictionary

  • gavage — 1. Forced feeding by stomach tube. SYN: gastrogavage, gastrostogavage. 2. Therapeutic use of a high potency diet administered by stomach tube. [Fr. gaver, to gorge fowls] * * * ga·vage gə väzh, gä …   Medical dictionary

  • hyperalimentation — Administration or consumption of nutrients beyond minimum normal requirements, in an attempt to replace nutritional deficiencies. SYN: superalimentation, suralimentation. enteral h. h. by the administration of elemental nutrients via a catheter… …   Medical dictionary

  • hypernutrition — SYN: supernutrition. * * * hy·per·nu·tri·tion n(y)u̇ trish ən n SUPERALIMENTATION * * * hy·per·nu·tri·tion (hi″pər noo trishґən) hyperalimentation (def. 1) …   Medical dictionary

  • suralimentation — SYN: hyperalimentation. [Fr. sur, fr. L. super, above] * * * sur·al·i·men·ta·tion (sur″al ĭ mən taґshən) superalimentation …   Medical dictionary

  • suralimentation — n. superalimentation, act of feeding to excess, act of overfeeding …   English contemporary dictionary

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