Definition of Nasogastric

1. Adjective. (medicine) Pertaining both to the nose and to the stomach. ¹



2. Adjective. (medicine) ''Specifically'', pertaining to nasogastric intubation, wherein a tube is inserted through the nostril, past the throat, and into the stomach. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nasogastric

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Nasogastric

1. Pertaining to or involving the nasal passages and the stomach, as in nasogastric intubation. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nasogastric

nasledovite
naso-
naso-occipital arc
naso-oral
nasoantral
nasobasilar line
nasobregmatic arc
nasobuccal
nasociliary
nasociliary nerve
nasociliary root
nasofacial
nasofrontal
nasofrontal vein
nasogastric (current term)
nasogastric feeding
nasogastric tube
nasojugal fold
nasolachrymal
nasolacrimal
nasolacrimal canal
nasolacrimal duct
nasologic
nasology

Literary usage of Nasogastric

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1. Operative Gynecologic Laparoscopy: Principles and Techniques by Camran Nezhat (2000)
"Preoperative stabilization with fluids, electrolytes, and nasogastric ... This complication can be eliminated by using a nasogastric tube intraoperatively. ..."

2. Report of the Surgeon Generals Workshop on Children With HIV Infection And edited by Benjamin K. Silverman, Anthony Waddell (1987)
"Where this goal cannot be achieved by oral feedings, one has to consider nasogastric feeding or intravenous hyper- alimentation. ..."

3. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"... and duration of surgery, type of surgical wound, complexity of the procedure, use of flaps, blood replacement and the use of drains, nasogastric tubes, ..."

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