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1. gavage

noun. feeding that consists of the delivery of a nutrient solution (as through a nasal tube) to someone who cannot or will not eat.

Synonyms

  • nasogastric feeding
  • gastrogavage
  • forced feeding
  • alimentation

Etymology

  • gavage (French)
  • gaver (French)

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Sentences with gavage


1. Noun, singular or mass
The amount of fat may vary, depending on the length of gavage; the longer a duck undergoes this process, the fattier the liver becomes.

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