Definitions

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  • adjective medicine Pertaining both to the nose and to the stomach.
  • adjective medicine Specifically, pertaining to nasogastric intubation, wherein a tube is inserted through the nostril, past the throat, and into the stomach.

Etymologies

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From naso- +‎ gastric.

Examples

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  • These feedings are given through a tube called a nasogastric tube (NG) that is guided into the nose, down the esophagus, and into the stomach.

    Treating Biliary Atresia

  • A small tube — called a nasogastric (NG) tube — will also be placed through your child's nose and passed into his stomach to help remove excess air and fluid.

    Pediatric surgery: Meconium Ileus

  • Before surgery, a small tube — called a nasogastric (NG) tube — will be placed through your child's nose or mouth and down into the stomach to drain excess fluid and air.

    Pediatric surgery: Small Bowel Atresia

  • Oral feeding, sip feeding, and feeding using nasogastric, gastrostomy and jejunostomy tubes are all enteral nutrition.

    Alagille Syndrome Glossary

  • Within a few weeks at home, he was able to eat normal amounts by mouth, and the nasogastric tube was no longer needed.

    Nathaniel's focal disease was treated surgically at CHOP

  • There was a nasogastric tube draining fluid from his stomach and another tube draining fluid from the surgical site.

    Nathaniel's focal disease was treated surgically at CHOP

  • Oral feeding, sip feeding, and feeding using nasogastric, gastrostomy and jejunostomy tubes are all enteral nutrition.

    Biliary Atresia Glossary

  • A nasogastric (NG) tube, which passes through the nose and into the stomach, to help drain secretions from the stomach.

    After liver transplant surgery

  • Some babies who take enough formula by mouth still need a continuous infusion of nasogastric dextrose to keep the blood sugar normal.

    Treatment

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