in·tu·ba·tion noun \ˌin-(ˌ)tü-ˈbā-shən, -(ˌ)tyü-, -tə-\
First Known Use of INTUBATION
in·tu·ba·tion noun \ˌin-(ˌ)t(y)ü-ˈbā-shən, -tə-\ (Medical Dictionary)
: the introduction of a tube into a hollow organ (as the trachea or intestine) to keep it open or restore its patency if obstructed—compare extubation
Illustration of INTUBATION
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