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  • gavage — [ gavaʒ ] n. m. • 1877; de gaver ♦ Action de gaver; son résultat. Gavage des oies, des canards pour la production du foie gras (⇒ gaveur) . ♢ Méd. Introduction d aliments dans l estomac (d un malade) à l aide d une sonde gastrique. ● gavage nom… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Gavage — d une oie. Le gavage est une technique d’alimentation forcée pratiquée chez l’homme et l’animal[1]. Il peut être forcé ou contraint ; la contrainte est d or …   Wikipédia en Français

  • gavage — 1889, from Fr. gavage, from gaver “to stuff” (17c.; see GAVOTTE (Cf. gavotte)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Gavage — Ga vage (g[.a] v[.a]zh ), n. [F., fr. gaver to gorge.] Forced feeding (as of poultry or infants) by means of a tube passed through the mouth down to the stomach. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gavage — [gə väzh′] n. [Fr < gaver, to stuff: see GAVOTTE] the administration of liquids through a stomach tube, as in forced feeding …   English World dictionary

  • GAVAGE — n. m. Action de gaver. Le gavage des volailles. Il se dit aussi par analogie, en termes de Médecine, de l’Introduction d’aliments dans l’estomac à l’aide d’un tube, en vue de suralimenter certains malades ou d’alimenter ceux qu’un dégoût… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • Gavage — Gavach, Gavache, Gavage, Gavaggio Voir Gabach …   Noms de famille

  • gavage — noun Etymology: French, from gaver to stuff, force feed, from Middle French dialect (Picardy) gave gullet, crop Date: 1889 introduction of material into the stomach by a tube …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gavage — /geuh vahzh /; Fr. /gann vannzh /, n. forced feeding, as by a flexible tube and a force pump. [1885 90; < F, equiv. to gav(er) to stuff (OF (dial.) gave gullet, throat) + age AGE] * * * …   Universalium

  • gavage — 1. noun a) A process of force feeding a goose for foie gras b) A process of force feeding cattle for veal 2. verb To stuff or glut with so …   Wiktionary

  • gavage — 1. Forced feeding by stomach tube. SYN: gastrogavage, gastrostogavage. 2. Therapeutic use of a high potency diet administered by stomach tube. [Fr. gaver, to gorge fowls] * * * ga·vage gə väzh, gä …   Medical dictionary

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