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endotracheal

[en-doh-trey-kee-uh l]
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adjective
  1. placed or passing within the trachea: an endotracheal tube.
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Origin of endotracheal

First recorded in 1905–10; endo- + tracheal
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Examples from the Web for endotracheal

Historical Examples

  • I believe we were to where the endotracheal tube had been inserted.

    Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

  • It was apparent that respirations were ineffective, even with the use of the endotracheal tube and oxygen.

    Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

  • I assisted in withdrawing the endotracheal tube from the throat as Dr. Perry was then ready to insert the tracheotomy tube.

    Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

  • 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.

    Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

  • The only thing—it was covered with the endotracheal tube—I did not really pay attention to it.

    Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy


endotracheal in Medicine

endotracheal

(ĕn′də-trākē-əl)
adj.
  1. Within or passing through the trachea.
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