stomach tube n.
A flexible tube inserted into the stomach through which liquid food is passed.
Difficulty of swallowing may be met by the use of a stomach tube passed either through the mouth or nose.
This often requires the insertion of a stomach tube and forced feeding.
“Now I advise you not to try this game again,” said the doctor as he wound up the stomach tube and put it into his pocket.
The Nutrolactis was mixed with food given by the stomach tube, or in some cases with a spoon.
The caffein was administered by feeding by mouth and through a stomach tube, or by the subcutaneous method.