Tovell tube

To·vell tube

(tō-vel'),
an endotracheal tube with a wire spiral embedded in the wall to prevent obstruction of the lumen when the tube is compressed and kinking or when the tube is bent at a sharp angle.
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Tovell tube

An obsolete metal endotracheal tube.
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To·vell tube

(tō-vel' tūb)
An armored tracheal tube with a wire spiral embedded in the wall to prevent obstruction of the lumen when the tube is compressed and kinking when the tube is bent at a sharp angle.
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Tovell,

Ralph M., U.S. anesthesiologist, 1901-1967.
Tovell tube - a tracheal tube.
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