ex·​tu·​ba·​tion ˌek-ˌst(y)ü-ˈbā-shən How to pronounce extubation (audio)
: the removal of a tube especially from the larynx after intubation

called also detubation

extubate transitive verb
extubated; extubating

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“Extubation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/extubation. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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