Feeding through a tube. Can be either a tube from the nose to the stomach (nasogastric tube), or a tube that goes directly into the stomach from the outside (gastrostomy tube).
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Tube feeding: See: Enteral nutrition.
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A style of feeding in which a small tube is placed into the baby's mouth or nose and the end of the tube is in the stomach. Formula or breastmilk can be given to the baby through this method. This method of feeding is generally performed when the baby is not able to suck properly. Synonym(s): Gavage Feeding
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the feeding of a puppy by placing a small tube directly into the puppy's stomach. Usually required in newborn puppies if the mother is unable to feed due to death or disease, eg. if the dam dies during a c section. Should never be attempted without experienced help as there is a real possibility that the tube can be placed in the lungs in error.
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Feeding kittens or cats via a thin tube inserted down the throat into the stomach and then syringing milk formula directly and slowly down the tube into the stomach of the kitten in measured doses. Around 1 ml per 30 grams of weight.
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