gavage

noun ga·vage \ gə-ˈväzh , gä- \

Definition of gavage

: introduction of material into the stomach by a tube

Origin and Etymology of 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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