Intubation

Placing a tube into the trachea to facilitate breathing whilst under anaesthetic.

Intubation

Intubation, sometimes entubation, is the medical term for insertion of a tube into an external or internal orifice of the body for the purpose of adding or removing fluids. The most common form of intubation is down the throat and windpipe, called tracheal intubation, but there is also the procedure of inserting a tube into the gastrointestinal tr...
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Intubation

• (n.) The introduction of a tube into an organ to keep it open, as into the larynx in croup.
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intubation

<procedure> The insertion of a tube into a body canal or hollow organ, as into the trachea or stomach. ... Origin: L. In = into, tuba = tube ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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intubation

(in″too-ba´shәn) the insertion of a tube, as into the larynx or gastrointestinal tract; the purpose varies with the location and type of tube inserted; generally it is done to allow drainage, to maintain an open airway, or to administer anesthetics or oxygen. See also cannulation and catheterization.
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intubation

(L. in into + tuba tube) the insertion of a tube into a body canal or hollow organ, as into the trachea or stomach.
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Intubation

In`tu·ba'tion noun [ Prefix in- in + tube .] (Medicine) The introduction of a tube into an organ to keep it open, as into the larynx in croup.
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intubation

Insertion of a breathing tube into the trachea during anesthesia.
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intubation

insertion of an endotracheal tube to help an unconscious patient breathe
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Intubation

Intubation: The process of putting a tube into a hollow organ or passageway, often into the airway. The opposite of intubation is extubation.
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Intubation

the passage of a tube into an organ or body structure; commonly used to refer to the passage of a tube down the windpipe for artificial respiration
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intubation

Type: Term Pronunciation: in′tū-bā′shŭn Definitions: 1. Insertion of a tubular device into a canal, hollow organ, or cavity; specifically, passage of an orotracheal or nasotracheal tube for anesthesia or for control of pulmonary ventilation.
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