gavage

noun
ga·vage | \ gə-ˈväzh , gä- \

Definition of gavage 

: introduction of material into the stomach by a tube

First Known Use of gavage

1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gavage

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

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gavage

noun
ga·vage | \ gə-ˈväzh, gä- \

Medical Definition of gavage 

: introduction of material into the stomach by a tube

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