Definition of nasogastric in English:

nasogastric

adjective

  • Reaching or supplying the stomach via the nose:

    ‘she had to be fed by a nasogastric tube’
    • ‘In the initial clinical application of gastric tonometers, a nasogastric tube was utilized that incorporated a silicon balloon at its tip.’
    • ‘After a focused physical examination, a nasogastric or orogastric catheter should be placed for gastric decompression to prevent further vomiting and aspiration.’
    • ‘After intubation, the anesthesia care provider empties the patient's stomach with a nasogastric tube.’
    • ‘Patients should also have a nasogastric tube and urinary catheter inserted.’
    • ‘Secondly, patients who are aspirating continue to do so even after placement of nasogastric or percutaneous gastric tubes.’

Pronunciation:

nasogastric

/ˌneɪzəʊˈɡastrɪk/