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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

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

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]
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Seventy-two hours later, these mice were treated with 1, 10, and 20 mg/kg kaempferol administered by intragastric gavage once a day for 4 consecutive days (days 0-3).
C1 = control 1--water via gavage and standard chow diet; C2 = control 2--water (no gavage) and standard chow diet; AL = alcohol-- water (no gavage), alcohol (40%) via gavage and standard chow diet; HF = high-fat--water (no gavage) and high-fat diet (50%); HF + AL = alcohol/high-fat--water (no gavage), alcohol (40%) via gavage and high-fat diet.
AG (group that received aqueous extract), OG (group that received Oily extract) and CG (group that received PBS) by gavage. The animals macrophages were cultured in aqueous extract (1 mg [mL.sup.-1]), oily extract (1 mg [mL.sup.-1]), LPS (Control +) and only RPMI-1640-C (Control -).
Curcumin treatment reduced cav-1 phosphorylation at Tyr14 and TLR4 activation in STZ-induced diabetic rats (100 mg/kg for 12 weeks, oral gavage) and high glucose stimulated mouse podocyte cell (curcumin, 1 to 10 [micro]M) [14].
Serum parameters at 12 days of pregnancy in rats administered nonylphenol (NP) or corn oil (control) by gavage from the sixth day of pregnancy.
Group 2: NTR treated with saponarin alone (NTR-S) (80 mg/kg, oral gavage for 7 days a week for 3 weeks) (Sengupta et al.
Critics of the law banning "gavage" have argued that(http://www.artisanfarmers.org/historyoffoiegras.html) foie gras is an integral part of French culture.
Gavage is preferred over other routes of exposure to environmental chemicals when very low doses are used (Vandenberg et al.
Gavage feeds were started 5 hours postoperatively and normal breast feeds 12 hours afterwards.
STD-E dose by S TD-S dose by Water by gavage gavage gavage Group I (n=6) -- -- -- Group II (n=6) -- -- 1 ml/d 21 days Group III (n=6) LD50/5 -- -- (1 mg/kg/d) 21 days Group IV (n=6) -- LD50/5 -- (1 mg/kg/d) 21 days Group V (n=6) LD50 -- -- (5 mg/kg/d) 21 days Group VI (n=6) -- LD50 (5 mg/kg/d) -- 21 days Group VII (n=6) -- LD50x2 -- Single dose (10 mg/kg/d) Table II.
In preterm babies who are initially fed by gavage, feeding by gavage should be stopped as soon as possible when this coordination is achieved and oral feeding should be started by breastfeeding (3-7).
Group C was given lead acetate 30mg/kg/day and garlic extract 500mg/kg/day through oral gavage tube for two months.