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[ney-zoh-gas-trik] /ˌneɪ zoʊˈgæs trɪk/
of, relating to, or involving the nose and stomach.
Origin of nasogastric
1955-60; naso- + gastric Unabridged
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Examples from the web for nasogastric
  • Diets high in calories and fat, as well as nasogastric tube feeds, can help increase weight and height.
  • Browning was being kept alive in a nursing home via a nasogastric feeding tube.
  • nasogastric tube placement involves insertion of a flexible tube through the nose into the stomach.
  • Our current nasogastric tube placement protocol requires confirmation of nasogastric tube placement with plain radiography.
British Dictionary definitions for nasogastric


(anatomy) of or relating to the nose and stomach: a nasogastric tube
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nasogastric in Medicine

nasogastric na·so·gas·tric (nā'zō-gās'trĭk)
Relating to or involving the nasal passages and the stomach.

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