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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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But the vast majority of California chefs, or at least of California chefs outspoken on the subject (Puck, Alice Waters, Thomas Keller, and Suzanne Goin all declined to be interviewed for this article), side with foie gras farmers convinced that gavage is not cruel.
Plasma collected 2h after the last restraint cycle confirmed restraint stress without gavage significantly increased plasma corticosterone (RST vs FWD group, P = 0.
Treatment by gavage (500 mg/kg body wt) with both the blueberry phenolic-rich extract and the anthocyanin-enriched fraction lowered elevated blood glucose levels by 33% and 51%, respectively, when formulated with Labrasol.
For mice examined at later time points (12 weeks), a second set of treatment by oral gavages was administered in weeks 9 and 10.
PO was administered to the mice at 40 and 80 mg/kg doses by oral gavage.
Nutritional support was provided by gavage of 4 mL dilute (1:1) semisolid canned food (a/d, Hill's Pet Nutrition, Topeka, KS, USA), which was regurgitated.
METHODS: The animals were dosed intravenously or by oral gavage with a mixture of 4:2, 6:2, 8:2, and 10:2 monoPAP or diPAP chain lengths.
Twenty-one male F344 rats in three gavage groups (N=7 rats each) received five daily doses of 250 microg/kg [(3)H]-aflatoxin B(1) ([(3)H]-AFB(1)) alone, or with 250 mg/kg chlorophyllin (CHL), or an equimolar amount (300 mg/kg) of Chl.
In a recently finalized report, Novartis has concluded that oral administration of the eligen(R) delivery agent administered by gavage to rats for 104 weeks is not considered carcinogenic at doses up to 750 mg per kilogram per day.
C and N animals, received a single acute administration by oral gavage of Rhodiola rosea extract (Rr) at different doses (5, 10, 20 or 40 mg/kg) or vehicle.
In the first phase, 8 pigeons received clindamycin by gavage at 100 mg/kg as a single dose.
2% Tween-80 and administered to rats by oral gavage at the dose of 75 mg/kg, a dose that consistently induces seizures within 30 min after administration (McCain W, personal communication).