endotracheal tube n.
A tube inserted into the trachea to provide a passageway for air. Also called tracheal tube.
I assisted in withdrawing the endotracheal tube from the throat as Dr. Perry was then ready to insert the tracheotomy tube.
He had placed an endotracheal tube in the President's trachea for artificial respiration.
I believe we were to where the endotracheal tube had been inserted.
The only thing—it was covered with the endotracheal tube—I did not really pay attention to it.
Dr. Carrico had just introduced an endotracheal tube, I'm very proud of him for this because it's not as easy as it sounds.
He was attaching the Bennett apparatus to an endotracheal tube in place to assist his respiration.
No, sir; and even had he been, of course, once we had the endotracheal tube in he could not have spoken.
It was apparent that respirations were ineffective, even with the use of the endotracheal tube and oxygen.