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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



supplemental nutrition  listen  (SUH-pleh-MEN-tul noo-TRIH-shun)

  A substance or product that is added to a person’s diet to make sure they get all the nutrients they need. It may include vitamins, minerals, protein, or fat, and may be given by mouth, by tube feeding, or into a vein.