TPN

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TPN

abbr.
total parenteral nutrition

TPN

n
(Biochemistry) biochem triphosphopyridine nucleotide. a former name for NADP

TPN

total parenteral nutrition.
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Noun1.TPN - administration of a nutritionally adequate solution through a catheter into the vena cavaTPN - administration of a nutritionally adequate solution through a catheter into the vena cava; used in cases of long-term coma or severe burns or severe gastrointestinal syndromes
alimentation, feeding - the act of supplying food and nourishment
Translations

TPN

abbr total parenteral nutrition. V. nutrition.
References in periodicals archive ?
Commonly recognized complications of TPN include liver disease and metabolic derangement.
We approach an era in which this therapy may be safely offered to patients with irreversible intestinal failure prior to the development of life-threatening complications of TPN.