/ˈɪntʃəbeɪt/ (say 'inchuhbayt)

verb (t) (intubated, intubating)
1. to insert a tube into.
2. to treat by inserting a tube, as into the larynx.
intubation /ɪntʃəˈbeɪʃən/ (say inchuh'bayshuhn), noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • intubate — (v.) 1610s, “to form into tubes,” from IN (Cf. in ) (2) “in” + L. tuba “tube” (see TUBA (Cf. tuba)) + ATE (Cf. ate) (2). Medical sense is from 1889. Related: Intubated; intubation …   Etymology dictionary

  • intubate — [in′to͞o bāt΄, in′tyo͞obāt΄] vt. intubated, intubating [ IN 1 + TUB(E) + ATE1] to insert a tube into (an orifice or hollow organ, as the larynx) for the administration of gases or to admit air intubation n …   English World dictionary

  • intubate — verb To insert a tube into. The doctor is about to intubate the patients trachea …   Wiktionary

  • Intubate — To put a tube into a hollow organ or passageway, often into the airway. The opposite of intubate is extubate. * * * To insert a tube. * * * in·tu·bate in (.)t(y)ü .bāt, tə vt, bat·ed; bat·ing to perform intubation on <the trachea is intubated… …   Medical dictionary

  • intubate — transitive verb see intubation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • intubate — intubation, n. /in too bayt , tyoo /, v.t., intubated, intubating. Med. 1. to insert a tube into (the larynx or the like). 2. to treat by inserting a tube, as into the larynx. [1605 15; IN 2 + TUBATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • intubate — v. (Medicine) place a tube into an organ; treat by placing a tube into an organ …   English contemporary dictionary

  • intubate — [ ɪntjʊbeɪt] verb Medicine insert a tube into. Derivatives intubation noun Origin C19: from in 2 + L. tuba tube + ate3 …   English new terms dictionary

  • intubate — in·tu·bate …   English syllables

  • intubate — in•tu•bate [[t]ˈɪn tʊˌbeɪt, tyʊ [/t]] v. t. bat•ed, bat•ing srg to insert a tube into (a hollow anatomical structure, as the larynx), esp. for admitting air or a fluid • Etymology: 1885–90; in II+tube+ ate in tu•ba′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

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