Definition of intubation in English:

intubation

Pronunciation /ˌintyo͞oˈbāSH(ə)n/ /ˌɪntjuˈbeɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

Medicine
  • The insertion of a tube into a patient's body, especially that of an artificial ventilation tube into the trachea.

    ‘intubation was required to restore her own breathing’

Origin

Late 19th century from intubate + -ation.

Pronunciation

intubation

/ˌintyo͞oˈbāSH(ə)n/ /ˌɪntjuˈbeɪʃ(ə)n/