Ryle tube

Ryle tube

(rīl),
a thin rubber tube, with the lumen resembling that of a no. 8 catheter, and an olive-tipped extremity, used in the giving of a test meal.

Ryle tube

(rīl tūb)
A thin rubber tube, with about the lumen of a No. 8 catheter, and an olive-tipped extremity, used in giving a test meal.

Ryle,

John A., English physician, 1889-1950.
Ryle tube - a thin rubber tube used in the giving of a test meal.
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