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extubation

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noun ex·tu·ba·tion \ˌek-ˌst(y)ü-ˈbā-shən\

Medical Definition of extubation

  1. :  the removal of a tube especially from the larynx after intubation—called also detubation

  2. ex·tu·bate \ek-ˈst(y)ü-ˌbāt, ˈek-ˌst(y)ü-\play play transitive verb, ex·tu·bat·ed ex·tu·bat·ing




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