from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To insert a tube into (a hollow organ or body passage).
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- v. To insert a tube into.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To insert a tube into; specifically, perform intubation of the larynx.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. introduce a cannula or tube into
c. 1884, Back-formation from intubation. (Wiktionary)