Definition of Extubate

1. Verb. (surgery) To remove a tube from a hollow organ or from an airway ¹



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Definition of Extubate

1. to remove a tube from [v -BATED, -BATING, -BATES]

Medical Definition of Extubate

1. To accomplish extubation. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Extubate

extrudate
extrudates
extrude
extruded
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extruders
extrudes
extruding
extrudites
extrusion
extrusion of a tooth
extrusions
extrusive
extrusives
extry
extubate (current term)
extubated
extubates
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extubation
extubations
extuberance
extuberances
extuberancies
extuberancy
extuberant
extuberate
extuberated
extuberates
extuberating

Literary usage of Extubate

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1. Diseases of Infancy and Childhood: Their Dietetic, Hygienic, and Medical by Louis Fischer (1917)
"How to extubate.—First step in the operation : place gag in position ; locate ... U'/ien io extubate.—Five days is a fair length of time for the tube to be ..."

2. Peroral Endoscopy and Laryngeal Surgery by Chevalier Jackson, Gustav Killian (1914)
"He can attend to any work, even hard labor, provided his work does not require a voice; and provided he could, in case of emergency, extubate himself and ..."

3. Manual of the Diseases of Children by John Madison Taylor, William Hughes Wells (1901)
"In cases where the smaller tube is used care must always be taken that the physician or assistant is near at hand, for the patient may frequently extubate ..."

4. The Year Book of Pediatrics (1903)
"The author begins to intubate and extubate with progressively smaller tubes until the case no longer requires them. Meanwhile the strychnin is never ..."

5. Case Studies from the Quality Improvement Support System by David H. Gustafson (1998)
"Previous extubation procedures called for anesthesiologists to extubate patients the morning following surgery. However, anesthesiologists had to coordinate ..."

6. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1896)
"The temperature having gone down to almost normal and the child being in a fair condition, the stenosis having entirely disappeared, we decided to extubate. ..."

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