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gavage

[gə′väzh]
(medicine)
The administration of nourishment through a stomach tube.
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The control group was considered as group I in which rats were given normal saline along with standard diet while rats in the experimental group II, III and IV were given low, medium and high dosage of cocoa extract respectively dissolved in water by oral gavage daily along with standard rat chow diet.
The wine intake was based on the animal's weight, and was administered individually by means of the gavage method that was calculated by the following equation 3.715 mL x [kg.sup.-1] x [d.sup.-1] (15).
Two hours later, mice were administered 1, 10, and 20 mg/kg kaempferol by intragastric gavage followed by further administration once a day for 4 consecutive days (day 0-3).
Species Strain Glimepiride Route of administration (mg/kg/day) [ApoE.sup.-/-] 0.1 Oral gavage KK-Ay 0.5 Oral gavage C57Bl/6 2 Oral gavage Mouse db/db/C57Bl/6 + STZ 2.5 Oral gavage KsJ-db/db 2.5 Oral gavage BALB/c 4 i.p.
Thirty Wistar rats were randomized into five experimental groups: C1 = control 1--water via gavage and standard chow diet; C2 = control 2--water (no gavage) and standard chow diet; AL = alcohol--water (no gavage), alcohol (40%) via gavage and standard chow diet; HF = high-fat--water (no gavage) and high-fat diet (50%); HF + AL = alcohol/high-fat--water (no gavage), alcohol (40%) via gavage and high-fat diet.
Group A was a control group and was given 1ml/100gm/day of distilled water and 0.5ml/100gm/day of olive oil, both by oral gavage, daily for 14 days.
At 8:00 a.m., the rat received 1 g [kg.sup.-1] soluble starch by gavage. During 65 minutes after this application, the glucose concentrations in the rat's blood were recorded at every five minutes (until 09:05 a.m.).
In both experiments (Figures 3 and 4) treatments were administrated by gavage, once a day, 1 h before MSU injection at the first day, and then repeated for three consecutive days at the same hour.
It has been demonstrated that curcumin treatment (100 mg/kg/day for 8 weeks, oral gavage) suppressed NF-[kappa]B activation, prevented inhibitor of NF-[kappa]B (I[kappa]Ba) degradation, and decreased intercellular adhesion molecule-1 protein expression in streptozotocin(STZ-) induced diabetic nephropathy rats [15], which was also reflected in LPS-induced kidney inflammation mice [20].
To simulate the most common way of NP exposure, the current study administered NP by oral gavage. The pregnant rats were exposed to NP during the critical duration of fetal development, aiming to investigate the effects of perinatal NP exposure in the delivery of rats and the hepatotoxic effects on offspring.