gavage

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noun ga·vage \gə-ˈväzh, gä-\

Definition of gavage

  1. :  introduction of material into the stomach by a tube

Origin and Etymology of gavage

French, from gaver to stuff, force-feed, from Medieval French dialect (Picardy) gave gullet, crop


First Known Use: 1889


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gavage

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noun ga·vage \gə-ˈväzh, gä-\

Medical Definition of gavage

  1. :  introduction of material into the stomach by a tube

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