gavage


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  • noun

Synonyms for gavage

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

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Sham + red propolis (RP): Identical to SHAM group, receiving red propolis (150 mg/kg/day) was administered by gastric gavage 3 days before the procedure and 1 h prior to surgical procedure.
All prescriptions were administrated by gavage method at 10 pm to 11 am.
However, a study on rats has shown that gavages of hydrochloride cocaine (15 mg/kg), which is structurally similar to MPH, prescribed for 100 days, resulted in testicular weight reduction (12).
By French law, it is defined as the liver of a duck fattened by gavage (force-feeding corn), although outside of France it is occasionally produced using natural feeding.
Known as gavage, the French word for "force-feeding," it requires pushing a tube down a duck's or goose's throat two or three times a day for the last few weeks before slaughter, inserting food directly into its stomach.
they did not receive the same stress or gavage treatment that they were assigned in study 1).
MEASUREMENTS: A priori, we classified the infants' exposures to DEHP based on medical products used: The low-DEHP exposure group included infants receiving primarily bottle and/or gavage feedings; the medium exposure group included infants receiving enteral feedings, intravenous hyperalimentation, and/or nasal continuous positive airway pressure; and the high exposure group included infants receiving umbilical vessel catheterization, endotracheal intubation, intravenous hyperalimentation, and indwelling gavage tube.
Treatment by gavage (500 mg/kg body wt) with a phenolic-rich extract and an anthocyanin-enriched fraction formulated with Labrasol lowered elevated blood glucose levels by 33 and 51%, respectively.
MeHg was administered to infant monkeys via oral gavage at a dose of 20 [micro]g/kg on their day of birth (day 0) and at 7, 14, and 21 days of age.
After 1 week of pretreatment with CH-233191, mice were administered vehicle or PCB-77 (50 mg/kg by oral gavage, given as two separate doses in weeks 1 and 2).
Oocyst excretion by chicks fed gel-beads or inoculated by oral gavage was 10- to 100-fold greater than that of chicks spray-vaccinated with the Eimeria oocysts mixture (log 6.