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forced feed·ing, forcible feeding
1. giving liquid food through a nasal tube passed into the stomach;
2. forcing a person to eat more food than desired.
Synonym(s): forced alimentation
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1. Feeding a patient unwilling to eat.
2. Forcing a person to eat a greater quantity than desired.
See also: alimentation
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