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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cannulation, canulation, cannulization, cannulisation, canulization, canulisation, intubation(noun)

    the insertion of a cannula or tube into a hollow body organ


  1. intubation(Noun)

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

    Etymology: Probably coined in 1880-1884 by Joseph O'Dwyer, M.D., in widespread publication in 1887.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Intubation(noun)

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

    Etymology: [Pref. in- in + tube.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Intubation

    Introduction of a tube into a hollow organ to restore or maintain patency if obstructed. It is differentiated from CATHETERIZATION in that the insertion of a catheter is usually performed for the introducing or withdrawing of fluids from the body.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of intubation in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of intubation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of intubation in a Sentence

  1. The CDC:

    In addition to weakness, common symptoms at clinical evaluation were gait difficulty( 52 %), neck or back pain( 47 %), fever( 35 %), and limb pain( 34 %), overall, 98 % of patients were hospitalized, 54 % were admitted to an intensive care unit, and 23 % required endotracheal intubation and mechanical ventilation.

  2. Director Dierdre Fishel:

    He was in the hospital, and they would have done anything for him in [terms] of intubation or keeping him on huge machinery costing hundreds of thousands of dollars, but they would not pay for him to have a home caregiver, if you can’t feed your own family, how are going you going to stay in this profession?

  3. Heather Valentine:

    I could've required intubation if I would have waited a couple days more.

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