stomach pump

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noun Medicine/Medical.

a suction pump for removing the contents of the stomach, used especially in cases of poisoning.

Nearby words

  1. stolonization,
  2. stolypin,
  3. stoma,
  4. stomach,
  5. stomach ache,
  6. stomach stapling,
  7. stomach sweetbread,
  8. stomach tooth,
  9. stomach tube,
  10. stomach worm

Origin of stomach pump

First recorded in 1815–25

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British Dictionary definitions for stomach pump

stomach pump

noun

med a suction device for removing stomach contents by a tube inserted through the mouth
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Medicine definitions for stomach pump

stomach pump

n.

An apparatus for removing the contents of the stomach by means of suction.

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