Miller-Abbott tube

noun
Mil·​ler-Ab·​bott tube | \ ˈmil-ər-ˈab-ət- How to pronounce Miller-Abbott tube (audio) \

Medical Definition of Miller-Abbott tube

: a double-lumen balloon-tipped rubber tube used for the purpose of decompression in treating intestinal obstruction

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