gastrostogavage


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gastrostogavage

 [gas-tros″to-gah-vahzh´]
feeding through a gastric fistula.

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]

gastrostogavage

/gas·tros·to·ga·vage/ (gas-tros″to-gah-vahzh´) feeding through a gastric fistula.

gastrostogavage

An older term for:
(1) Forced feeding by nasogastric intubation.
(2) Feeding by a nasogastric tube; nasogastrc feeding.

gastrostogavage

feeding through a gastric fistula.
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