Miller-Abbott tube

noun

Mil·​ler-Ab·​bott tube ˈmil-ər-ˈab-ət- How to pronounce Miller-Abbott tube (audio)
: a double-lumen balloon-tipped rubber tube used for the purpose of decompression in treating intestinal obstruction

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“Miller-Abbott tube.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Miller-Abbott%20tube. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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