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.
Mr Gregory suffered bruising around his medical stomach pump during the incident, and was treated overnight in Newport's Royal Gwent Hospital.