forced feeding

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forced feeding n.

  1. Administration of liquid food through a nasal tube passed into the stomach. Also called forced alimentation.

  2. Forcing a person to eat more food than desired.


force'-feed' v.
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forced feeding

noun
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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