Definition of extubate in US English:

extubate

verb

[with object]Medicine
  • Remove a tube from (a person or a body part, especially the trachea after artificial ventilation)

    ‘we have a policy to try and extubate the patient at the end of surgery’

Origin

Late 19th century: from ex- ‘out’ + Latin tuba ‘tube’ + -ate (compare intubate).

Pronunciation

extubate

/ˈɛkst(j)uˌbeɪt//ˈekst(y)o͞oˌbāt/