nasogastric

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adjective na·so·gas·tric \ ˌnā-zō-ˈga-strik \

Definition of nasogastric

:being or performed by intubation of the stomach through the nasal passages
  • a nasogastric tube

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First Known Use of nasogastric

1942


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nasogastric

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adjective na·so·gas·tric \ -ˈgas-trik \

medical Definition of nasogastric

:of, relating to, being, or performed by intubation of the stomach by way of the nasal passages
  • insertion of a nasogastric tube
  • nasogastric suction

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