- stomach pump
- stomach pump n a suction pump with a flexible tube for removing the contents of the stomach
* * *a pump for removing the contents from the stomach.
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Stomach pump — Stomach Stom ach, n. [OE. stomak, F. estomac, L. stomachus, fr. Gr. sto machos stomach, throat, gullet, fr. sto ma a mouth, any outlet or entrance.] 1. (Anat.) An enlargement, or series of enlargements, in the anterior part of the alimentary… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
stomach pump — n. a suction pump with a flexible tube fed into the stomach through the mouth and esophagus to remove its contents, as in cases of poisoning … English World dictionary
stomach pump — n a machine with a tube that doctors use to suck out food or liquid from someone s stomach, especially after they have swallowed something harmful … Dictionary of contemporary English
stomach pump — stomach ,pump noun count equipment used for removing things from your stomach. It includes a tube that goes down your throat … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
stomach pump — ► NOUN ▪ a syringe attached to a long tube, used for extracting the contents of a person s stomach (for example, if they have taken poison) … English terms dictionary
stomach pump — noun a suction pump used to remove the contents of the stomach • Hypernyms: ↑suction pump * * * ˈstomach pump [stomach pump stomach pumps] noun a machine with a tube that doctors use to remove poisonous substances from sb s stomach through their… … Useful english dictionary
stomach pump — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms stomach pump : singular stomach pump plural stomach pumps equipment used for removing things from your stomach. It includes a tube that goes down your throat … English dictionary
stomach pump — /ˈstʌmək pʌmp/ (say stumuhk pump) noun 1. a small pump or syringe used for withdrawing the contents of the stomach, or for injecting into the stomach. 2. withdrawal of the contents of the stomach by means of such an instrument … Australian English dictionary
stomach pump — stom′ach pump n. a suction pump for removing the contents of the stomach, used esp. in cases of poisoning • Etymology: 1815–25 … From formal English to slang
stomach pump — Med. a suction pump for removing the contents of the stomach, used esp. in cases of poisoning. [1815 25] * * * … Universalium