[ in-too-beyt, -tyoo- ]
/ ˈɪn tʊˌbeɪt, -tyʊ- /
verb (used with object), in·tu·bat·ed, in·tu·bat·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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British Dictionary definitions for intubate
/ (ˈɪntjʊˌbeɪt) /
(tr) med to insert a tube or cannula into (a hollow organ); cannulate
Derived forms of intubateintubation, noun
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Medical definitions for intubate
[ ĭn′tōō-bāt′ ]
To insert a tube into a hollow organ or body passage.
Other words from intubatein′tu•ba′tion n.
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