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feeding tube

n.
  1. A flexible tube that is inserted through the pharynx and into the esophagus and stomach and through which liquid food is passed.
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  • When in the gullet and beyond the fingers, it may be pushed into the stomach by a feeding-tube.

    How to Care for the Insane

    William D. Granger

  • The street was like a feeding-tube through which nourishment was continually being drawn into the city.

    Pelle the Conqueror, Complete

    Martin Anderson Nexo