intubate

intubate

[in-too-beyt, -tyoo-]
verb (used with object), intubated, intubating. Medicine/Medical.
1.
to insert a tube into (the larynx or the like).
2.
to treat by inserting a tube, as into the larynx.

Origin:
1605–15; in-2 + tubate

intubation, noun
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intubate (ˈɪntjʊˌbeɪt)
 
vb
(tr) med to insert a tube or cannula into (a hollow organ); cannulate
 
intu'bation
 
n

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intubate in·tu·bate (ĭn'tōō-bāt', -tyōō-)
v. in·tu·bat·ed, in·tu·bat·ing, in·tu·bates
To insert a tube into a hollow organ or body passage.


in'tu·ba'tion n.
in'tu·ba'tion·al adj.
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