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.
STOMACH PUMP Ghrelin's discovery came about through reverse pharmacology: Synthetic drugs revealed a natural substance produced by the body.
Believing that the capsules contained narcotics, the officers took him to a hospital where they enlisted the aid of a physician in the use of a "stomach pump" for the purpose of obtaining the capsules.
This was the first published record of the successful practical use of the stomach pump. In 1797, Alexander Monro tertius (1773-1859) suggested the use of the tube and syringe for the extraction of poison from the stomach and for the introduction of food into the stomach in cases of dysphagia.
Suction consumable products (suction catheters standard open; suction catheters closed system; suction liner systems; suction connecting and bubble tubing; yankauer suction tubes; suction probes handles sets tips and tubes; mucus extractors; chest thoracic catheters cannulae kits and sets; suction ligators; portable/small suction machines; and stomach pump tubing).
"Prepare to sign a disclaimer and bring some booze, a few sausages and, if you've got one to hand, a stomach pump!"
Mr Gregory suffered bruising around his medical stomach pump during the incident, and was treated overnight in Newport's Royal Gwent Hospital.
It is believed Maria needed a stomach pump but hospital chiefs refused to reveal medical details.
For nearly eight months a man has been kept alive soley by liquid nourishment administered by a stomach pump.
Other patients required treatment, and more were arriving - one threatening staff, another demanding a stomach pump and then a taxi home.