from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A suction pump with a flexible tube inserted into the stomach through the mouth and esophagus to empty the stomach in an emergency, as in a case of poisoning.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A small pump or syringe used in medical practice for the purpose of emptying the stomach or of introducing liquids into it.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a suction pump used to remove the contents of the stomach


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