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gavage

noun ga·vage \gə-ˈväzh, gä-\

Definition of GAVAGE

:  introduction of material into the stomach by a tube

Origin of GAVAGE

French, from gaver to stuff, force-feed, from Middle French dialect (Picardy) gave gullet, crop
First Known Use: 1889

gavage

noun ga·vage \gə-ˈväzh, gä-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GAVAGE

:  introduction of material into the stomach by a tube

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