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total parenteral nutrition
(Biochemistry) biochem triphosphopyridine nucleotide. a former name for NADP
total parenteral nutrition.
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|Noun||1.||TPN - 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|