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extubation in Medicine

extubation

(ĕk′stōō-bāshən)
n.
  1. The removal of a tube from an organ, structure, or orifice; specifically, the removal of the tube after intubation of the larynx or trachea.
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  • Extubation by the thread and by enucleation has already been mentioned, but these methods are not applicable in every case.

    A System of Operative Surgery, Volume IV (of 4)

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