Definition of endotracheal in English:

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endotracheal

Pronunciation: /ˌɛndə(ʊ)ˈtreɪkɪəl/
/ˌɛndə(ʊ)trəˈkiːəl/

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

adverb

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Line breaks: endo|tracheal

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