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gavage

 [gah-vahzh´] (Fr.)
1. forced feeding, especially through a tube passed into the stomach; see also tube feeding.

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]

gavage

/ga·vage/ (gah-vahzh´) [Fr.]
1. forced feeding, especially through a tube passed into the stomach.

gavage

(gə-väzh′)
n.
Introduction of nutritive material into the stomach by means of a tube.

gavage

[gäväzh′]
Etymology: Fr, gaver, to gorge
the process of feeding a patient through a nasogastric tube. Also called gavage feeding, nasogastric feeding. See also drip gavage, enteral tube feeding.

gastrostogavage

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

gavage

1. Forced feeding through a tube passed down into the stomach through the mouth.
2. The use of a high calorie, large volume diet to improve nutrition (superalimentation).

ga·vage

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

gavage

[Fr.]
1. forced feeding or irrigation through a tube passed into the stomach. See also tube feeding, gastric lavage.
2. superalimentation.
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16 h after fasting); NTR-S and SHR-S groups: Saponarin was administered at a dose of 80 mg/kg, oral gavage for 7 days per week for 3 weeks; NTR-DS and SHR-DS: diabetic rats pre-treated for 7 days with saponarin (80 mg/kg, p.
In one of the clinics where the study was conducted, feeding with spoon was used as an additional supportive feeding method for preterm babies who switched from feeding by gavage to oral feeding (breastfeeding) and feeding by bottle was used in the other.
Gallic acid (obtained from Sigma-Aldrich, United States of America) was dissolved in normal saline and Gallic acid (10, 50 and 100 mg / kg) was administered by gavage for two weeks.
d by gavage feeding for 30 days and different doses of the optimized formula were administered by gavage feeding at 12000 mg/kg.
The blood glucose concentration returned to basal concentration 60 min post- gavage in the STD-fed quail and at 120 min in the HFD-fed quail (Fig.
In rats, the oral administration of caffeine as gavage, in addition to causing little stress to the animal when carried out by a handy experimenter, assures the administration of the desired dose, and that is why it was chosen for the treatment of the animals in this protocol.
Each group received 5 g/kg RGL aqueous extract orally by intra-gastric gavage and were checked for sperm parameters after half, one, two, four, six hours.
In the first study we administered by gastric gavage moxifloxacin (Bayer Pharmaceuticals), gatifloxacin (Bristol-Meyers Squibb Company) and ofloxacin each at doses of 50 mg/kg, 150 mg/kg and 300 mg/kg five times weekly, as well as rifampicin and rifapentine (Aventis Incorporated) at 5 mg/kg, 10 mg/kg and 20 mg/kg once weekly.
Foie gras - which means fatty liver in French - is produced by specially fattening a duck or goose which is achieved through gavage, effectively force-feeding the birds.
Isolates were inoculated into the mice using oral gavage dosing, which involves administering fluids directly into the lower esophagus or stomach using a feeding needle introduced into the mouth and threaded down the esophagus.