gavage

Definitions of gavage
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n feeding that consists of the delivery of a nutrient solution (as through a nasal tube) to someone who cannot or will not eat

Synonyms:
forced feeding
Types:
nasogastric feeding
feeding consisting of delivering liquid nutrients through a tube passing through the nose and into the stomach
gastrogavage
feeding a nutrient solution into the stomach through a tube through a surgically created opening
Type of:
alimentation, feeding
the act of supplying food and nourishment

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