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tracheotomy tube Line breaks: trache|ot¦omy tube

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Definition of tracheotomy tube in English:


A breathing tube inserted into a tracheotomy.
Example sentences
  • Next week, surgeons will insert a tracheotomy tube into his throat, which will stay in place for the next 18 months.
  • After sponging away some accumulated blood she inserted a tracheotomy tube into the incision.
  • A constant flow of gas was directed across the inlet of the tracheotomy tube via a ‘t tube,’ as described previously and outlined in an online supplement.
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