What is ALIMENTATION?

(al-im-enfa’ -shun) The process of the reception and conversion of food into material fit for nourishment. A., Rectal, the nourishing of a patient by the administration of small quantities of concentrated food through the rectum. There are many formulae for these nutritious enemata, the most important of which are the following: I. Leube’s Pancreatic-meat Emulsion. A

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