feeding tube

noun

Definition of feeding tube

:a flexible tube passed into the stomach for introducing fluids and liquid food into the stomach

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First Known Use of feeding tube

1882


Medical Dictionary

feeding tube

noun

medical Definition of feeding tube

:a flexible tube (as of polyurethane or silicone) passed into the stomach (as by way of the nasal passages or through a surgical opening in the abdominal wall) for introducing fluids and liquid food into the stomach

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