stomach pump


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stomach pump

n.
A suction pump with a flexible tube inserted into the stomach through the mouth and esophagus to empty the stomach in an emergency, as in a case of poisoning.

stomach pump

n
(Medicine) med a suction device for removing stomach contents by a tube inserted through the mouth

stom′ach pump`


n.
a suction pump for removing the contents of the stomach, used esp. in cases of poisoning.
[1815–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stomach pump - a suction pump used to remove the contents of the stomachstomach pump - a suction pump used to remove the contents of the stomach
suction pump - a pump for raising fluids by suction
Translations

stomach pump

nlavanda gastrica
References in classic literature ?
Don Bolaro Fizzgig--grandee--only daughter--Donna Christina--splendid creature--loved me to distraction--jealous father--high-souled daughter--handsome Englishman--Donna Christina in despair--prussic acid-- stomach pump in my portmanteau--operation performed--old Bolaro in ecstasies--consent to our union--join hands and floods of tears--romantic story--very.
Tupman said nothing; but he thought of Donna Christina, the stomach pump, and the fountain; and his eyes filled with tears.
I've had my share of beer over the years but have little sympathy for those who drink to excess and expect others to pick up the pieces and take them to hospital for a stomach pump at a time when the NHS is on its knees.