What does the word intubation mean?

Usage examples for intubation

  1. A colleague suggested that she should go to Dr. O'Dwyer to see if he could not give her relief by means of his process of intubation. – Makers of Modern Medicine by James J. Walsh
  2. The disease runs a regular course and its most dangerous complication is the membrane which forms in the larynx and threatens to suffocate the child unless prompt intubation is performed- the slipping of a silver tube in the larynx to prevent suffocation and death. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler

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