Yankauer sunction tip

Yankauer sunction tip

 [yang´kow-er]
a tip attached to a suction tube for bedside suctioning of an artificial airway.
A Yankauer suction tip, or tonsillar tip. Redrawn from Lammon et al., 1995.
See illustration.
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