verb (used with object), in·tu·bat·ed, in·tu·bat·ing. Medicine/Medical.
Examples from the Web for intubation
It is probable that slight cases of stenosis can be treated better by intubation than by thyrotomy.
The evolution of intubation forms, moreover, a very interesting chapter in the story of medicine.
The history of intubation is interesting mainly because it brings out clearly O'Dwyer's success where others had failed.
In cases treated by intubation only, the results are excellent, namely, death in 10.4%.
Under these conditions it is advisable to consider the removal of the tracheotomy tube in favour of intubation.