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hyperalimentation

Pronunciation: hi'per-al'i-men-ta'shun

Definition: Administration or consumption of nutrients beyond minimum normal requirements in an attempt to replace nutritional deficiencies.

Synonym(s): superalimentation, suralimentation

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