intubate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

c. 1884, Back-formation from intubation.

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intubate (third-person singular simple present intubates, present participle intubating, simple past and past participle intubated)

  1. (transitive, medicine) To insert a tube into.
    The doctor is about to intubate the patient's trachea.
    • 1886 July 6th, J. K. White, “HINTS IN PRACTICE”, Canadian Practitioner: 
      you have no right to withhold it, unless you intubate. Intubation of the larynx I have never tried, but I have a tube ready in my office ever since I read an article on it a short time ago

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

intubate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of intubare
  2. second-person plural imperative of intubare
  3. feminine plural of intubato