percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy

noun

Medical Definition of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy

: an endoscopic surgical procedure for placement of a feeding tube directly into the stomach through a small opening created in the skin and abdominal wall abbreviation PEG

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“Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/percutaneous%20endoscopic%20gastrostomy. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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