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Gavage vs. Lavage

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Gavagenoun

A process of force-feeding a goose for foie gras

Lavagenoun

A washing.

Gavagenoun

A process of force-feeding cattle for veal

Lavagenoun

(medicine) A washing of a hollow organ.

Gavagenoun

(medicine) Feeding by means of a tube passed into the stomach

Lavageverb

(medicine) To wash a hollow organ

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Gavageverb

To stuff or glut with something

Lavagenoun

washing out a hollow organ (especially the stomach) by flushing with water

Gavagenoun

Forced feeding (as of poultry or infants) by means of a tube passed through the mouth down to the stomach.

Lavagenoun

washing out of a body cavity, such as the colon or stomach, with water or a medicated solution.

Gavagenoun

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

Gavagenoun

the administration of food or drugs by force, especially to an animal, typically through a tube leading down the throat to the stomach.

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