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Dictionary » P » Parenteral




Relating to or describing the method or route of administration not through the gastrointestinal tract but through other route, such as subcutaneous, intravenous, intramuscular, etc.


For instance, parenteral nutrition pertains to the administration of nutrition through the veins.

Word origin: Greek para (beside) + enteron (intestine)


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by MrMistery
Fri Aug 29, 2008 7:09 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Parenteral?
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Does "parenteral" include sexual transmission? I am looking at a chart for a Micro class and it only says Hepatitis C's transmission is parenteral. Isn't Hepatitis C an STD?

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by evointrigued
Sun Aug 24, 2008 4:26 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Parenteral?
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candida growth

... if I am not mistaken. So, this is about TPN, hope it also help you :) from: Scand J Gastroenterol Suppl. 1996;218:50-5 Effects of parenteral nutrients on gastrointestinal motility and secretion by Masclee AA, Gielkens HA, Lam WF, de Boer SY, Lamers CB. Dept. of Gastroenterology ...

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by Dr.Stein
Tue Nov 15, 2005 12:04 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: candida growth
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Views: 6262

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