Definition of Intubation

1. Noun. The insertion of a cannula or tube into a hollow body organ.




Definition of Intubation

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

Definition of Intubation

1. Noun. (medicine) The introduction of a tube into an organ to keep it open, as into the larynx in croup. ¹

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Definition of Intubation

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Medical Definition of Intubation

1. The insertion of a tube into a body canal or hollow organ, as into the trachea or stomach. Origin: L. In = into, tuba = tube This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Literary usage of Intubation

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1. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1891)
"It is, however, very desirable that all should understand the technique of an operation which is so frequently called for as intubation is, and which has so ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1892)
"28i 1891), a practice urged by Blobaum at the Fifth Congress for Internal Medicine, in 1886. intubation IN DIPHTHERIA. intubation is thoroughly discussed in ..."

3. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1902)
"Moreover, since the introduction of the antitoxin treatment (which has greatly enchanced the chances of success in intubation), little has been written on ..."

4. A Treatise on the Diseases of Infancy and Childhood by Job Lewis Smith (1890)
"intubation. THE most important improvement made in recent years in the treatment of croup is intubation, for which the profession are indebted entirely to ..."

5. Surgical After-treatment by Le Roi Goddard Crandon, Albert Ehrenfried (1912)
"In a hospital intubation may be considered, particularly if the cause is suspected to be laryngeal diphtheria, or, in other acute cases, if some one skilled ..."

6. The Diseases of Children: A Work for the Practising Physician by Meinhard von Pfaundler, Arthur Schlossmann, Henry Larned Keith Shaw, Linnæus Edford La Fétra (1908)
"intubation is contraindicated if the conditions present are such that free passage of air through the tube cannot be expected or if a favorable introduction ..."

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