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intubate

[ in-too-beyt, -tyoo- ]
/ 藞瑟n t蕣藢be瑟t, -ty蕣- /
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verb (used with object), in路tu路bat路ed, in路tu路bat路ing.Medicine/Medical.
to insert a tube into (the larynx or the like).
to treat by inserting a tube, as into the larynx.
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Origin of intubate

First recorded in 1605鈥15; in-2 + tubate

OTHER WORDS FROM intubate

in路tu路ba路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for intubate

intubate
/ (藞瑟ntj蕣藢be瑟t) /

verb
(tr) med to insert a tube or cannula into (a hollow organ); cannulate

Derived forms of intubate

intubation, noun
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Medical definitions for intubate

intubate
[ 沫nt艒艒-b膩t鈥 ]

v.
To insert a tube into a hollow organ or body passage.

Other words from intubate

in鈥瞭u鈥ation n.
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