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.

Tovell tube

An obsolete metal endotracheal tube.

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.

Tovell,

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