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gavage definition

  • noun:
    • Introduction of nutritive product into the stomach in the shape of a tube.
    • A process of force-feeding a goose for foie gras
    • a procedure of force-feeding cattle for veal
    • Feeding in the shape of a tube passed away to the stomach
    • Forced feeding (by chicken or infants) in the shape of a tube passed through mouth right down to the belly.
    • a method of fattening poultry for market by forcing them to ingest fixed levels of meals at reported intervals.
    • In medicine, the same approach to required feeding, employed under specific circumstances.
    • feeding that consist of the distribution of a nutrient answer (as through a nasal tube) to an individual who cannot or cannot eat
  • verb:
    • To stuff or glut with one thing
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