Intubation



[in-too-beyt, -tyoo-] /ˈɪn tʊˌbeɪt, -tyʊ-/

verb (used with object), intubated, intubating. Medicine/Medical.
1.
to insert a tube into (the larynx or the like).
2.
to treat by inserting a tube, as into the larynx.
/ˈɪntjʊˌbeɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive) (med) to insert a tube or cannula into (a hollow organ); cannulate
v.

1610s, “to form into tubes,” from in- (2) “in” + Latin tuba “tube” (see tuba) + -ate (2). Medical sense is from 1889. Related: Intubated; intubation.

intubate in·tu·bate (ĭn’tōō-bāt’, -tyōō-)
v. in·tu·bat·ed, in·tu·bat·ing, in·tu·bates
To insert a tube into a hollow organ or body passage.
in’tu·ba’tion n.
in’tu·ba’tion·al adj.

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