extubation

noun
ex·​tu·​ba·​tion | \ ˌek-ˌst(y)ü-ˈbā-shən How to pronounce extubation (audio) \

Medical Definition of extubation

: the removal of a tube especially from the larynx after intubation

called also detubation

Other Words from extubation

extubate \ ek-​ˈst(y)ü-​ˌbāt How to pronounce extubate (audio) , ˈek-​ˌst(y)ü-​ How to pronounce extubate (audio) \ transitive verb extubated; extubating

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“Extubation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/extubation. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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