Rehfuss stomach tube

Reh·fuss stom·ach tube

a tube with a calibrated syringe, formerly used for aspiration of stomach contents in gastric analysis; replaced with plastic disposable stomach tubes.

Rehfuss stomach tube

Etymology: Martin E. Rehfuss, American physician, 1887-1964
a specially designed gastric tube with a graduated syringe, used for withdrawing specimens of the contents of the stomach for study after a test meal.


Martin E., U.S. physician, 1887-1964.
Rehfuss method - fractional method to test gastric activity.
Rehfuss stomach tube - a tube with a calibrated syringe.