feeding


feeding
Giving food or nourishment.
- fictitious f. SYN: sham f..
- forced f., forcible f. 1. giving liquid food through a nasal tube passed into the stomach; 2. forcing a person to eat more food than desired. SYN: forced alimentation.
- gastric f. giving of nutriment directly into the stomach by means of a tube inserted via the nasopharynx and esophagus or directly through the abdominal wall.
- nasal f. the giving of nourishment through a flexible tube passed through the nasal passages into the stomach.
- sham f. a procedure used in the study of the psychic phase of gastric secretion : in experiments on dogs, the food, after being eaten, does not enter the stomach but issues from an esophageal fistula made in the neck; the chewing and swallowing of food causes an abundant secretion of gastric juice. SYN: fictitious f..

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feed·ing (fēdґing) the taking or giving of food.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Feeding — Feed ing, n. 1. the act of eating, or of supplying with food; the process of fattening. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is eaten; food. [1913 Webster] 3. That which furnishes or affords food, especially for animals; pasture land. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • feeding — feeding; non·feeding; …   English syllables

  • Feeding — Feeding. См. Прибыль. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • Feeding — Feed Feed (f[=e]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fed} (f[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Feeding}.] [AS. f[=e]dan, fr. f[=o]da food; akin to OS. f[=o]dian, OFries. f[=e]da, f[=o]da, D. voeden, OHG. fuottan, Icel. f[ae][eth]a, Sw. f[ o]da, Dan. f[ o]de. [root]75 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Feeding — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Feeding (homonymie). Le feeding est une expression anglaise désignant une pratique consistant à faire manger sa (ou son) partenaire, voire à la forcer à manger (on parle alors de forced feeding), afin de la faire …   Wikipédia en Français

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