gastrogavage


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gastrogavage

 [gas″tro-gah-vahzh´]
artificial feeding through a tube passed into the stomach.

ga·vage

(gă-vahzh'),
1. Forced feeding by stomach tube. Synonym(s): gastrogavage, gastrostogavage
2. Therapeutic use of a high-potency diet administered by stomach tube.
[Fr. gaver, to gorge fowls]

gastrogavage

/gas·tro·ga·vage/ (-gah-vahzh´) artificial feeding through a tube passed into the stomach.

gastrogavage

A term of waning use for the feeding of a patient via a nasal gastric tube; nasogastric feeding.

ga·vage

(gă-vahzh')
1. Forced feeding by stomach tube.
Synonym(s): gastrogavage.
2. Therapeutic use of a high-potency diet administered by stomach tube.
[Fr. gaver, to gorge fowls]

gastrogavage

artificial feeding through a tube passed into the stomach.
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