stomach tube

noun

Medical Definition of stomach tube

: a flexible tube passed into the stomach (as by way of the nasal passages and esophagus or through a surgical opening in the abdominal wall) for introduction of material (as food) or removal of gastric contents

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“Stomach tube.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/stomach%20tube. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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