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Gavage vs. Lavage

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  • Gavage (noun)

    A process of force-feeding a goose for foie gras

  • Gavage (noun)

    A process of force-feeding cattle for veal

  • Gavage (noun)

    Feeding by means of a tube passed into the stomach

  • Gavage (verb)

    To stuff or glut with something

  • Lavage (noun)

    A washing.

  • Lavage (noun)

    A washing of a hollow organ.

  • Lavage (verb)

    To wash a hollow organ

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  • Gavage (noun)

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

  • Lavage (noun)

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

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Webster Dictionary
  • 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

  • Lavage (noun)

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

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