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endotracheal

Line breaks: endo|tracheal
Pronunciation: /ˌɛndə(ʊ)ˈtreɪkɪəl
 
, -trəˈkiːəl/

Definition of endotracheal in English:

adjective

Anatomy
Situated or occurring within or performed by way of the trachea: an endotracheal tube
More example sentences
  • Patients with compromised airways and respiratory failure will require immediate endotracheal intubation and positive pressure ventilation.
  • Many of the survivors would also have died if there had been no endotracheal tube.
  • He was anaesthetised and an endotracheal tube inserted, along with an internal stethoscope and temperature probe.

Derivatives

endotracheally

1
adverb

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