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English definition of “endotracheal”


adjective     /ˌen.dəʊ.trəˈkiː.əl/ US  /ˌen.doʊˈtreɪ.ki.əl/ specialized
inside or passing through the trachea (= the tube that carries air from the throat to the lungs): An anesthesiologist inserts an endotracheal tube into the windpipe.The mouth and throat
(Definition of endotracheal adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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