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extubation

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

medical Definition of extubation

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

extubate

play \ek-ˈst(y)ü-ˌbāt, ˈek-ˌst(y)ü-\ transitive verb extubated; extubating

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