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in·tu·bate

 (ĭn′to͞o-bāt′, -tyo͞o-)
tr.v. in·tu·bat·ed, in·tu·bat·ing, in·tu·bates
To insert a tube into (a hollow organ or body passage).

in′tu·ba′tion n.
in′tu·ba′tion·al adj.
in′tu·ba′tion·al·ly adv.

intubate

(ˈɪntjʊˌbeɪt)
vb
(Medicine) (tr) med to insert a tube or cannula into (a hollow organ); cannulate
ˌintuˈbation n

in•tu•bate

(ˈɪn tʊˌbeɪt, -tyʊ-)

v.t. -bat•ed, -bat•ing.
to insert a tube into (a hollow anatomical structure, as the larynx), esp. for admitting air or a fluid.
[1885–90; in-2 + tube + -ate1]
in`tu•ba′tion, n.

intubate


Past participle: intubated
Gerund: intubating

Imperative
intubate
intubate
Present
I intubate
you intubate
he/she/it intubates
we intubate
you intubate
they intubate
Preterite
I intubated
you intubated
he/she/it intubated
we intubated
you intubated
they intubated
Present Continuous
I am intubating
you are intubating
he/she/it is intubating
we are intubating
you are intubating
they are intubating
Present Perfect
I have intubated
you have intubated
he/she/it has intubated
we have intubated
you have intubated
they have intubated
Past Continuous
I was intubating
you were intubating
he/she/it was intubating
we were intubating
you were intubating
they were intubating
Past Perfect
I had intubated
you had intubated
he/she/it had intubated
we had intubated
you had intubated
they had intubated
Future
I will intubate
you will intubate
he/she/it will intubate
we will intubate
you will intubate
they will intubate
Future Perfect
I will have intubated
you will have intubated
he/she/it will have intubated
we will have intubated
you will have intubated
they will have intubated
Future Continuous
I will be intubating
you will be intubating
he/she/it will be intubating
we will be intubating
you will be intubating
they will be intubating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been intubating
you have been intubating
he/she/it has been intubating
we have been intubating
you have been intubating
they have been intubating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been intubating
you will have been intubating
he/she/it will have been intubating
we will have been intubating
you will have been intubating
they will have been intubating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been intubating
you had been intubating
he/she/it had been intubating
we had been intubating
you had been intubating
they had been intubating
Conditional
I would intubate
you would intubate
he/she/it would intubate
we would intubate
you would intubate
they would intubate
Past Conditional
I would have intubated
you would have intubated
he/she/it would have intubated
we would have intubated
you would have intubated
they would have intubated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.intubate - introduce a cannula or tube into; "Cannulate the blood vessel in the neck"
infix, insert, introduce, enter - put or introduce into something; "insert a picture into the text"
Translations

intubate

vt (Med) → intubieren

intubate

vt intubar
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