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* * *na·so·gas·tric -'gas-trik adj of, relating to, being, or performed by intubation of the stomach by way of the nasal passages <insertion of a \nasogastric tube> <\nasogastric suction>
* * *na·so·gas·tric (na″zo-gasґtrik) pertaining to the nose and stomach, as in (nasogastric) aspiration of the stomach's contents.
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