extubate etymology

English word extubate comes from English ex-, English -ule ((rare, scientific) Diminutive suffix.), English tube

Detailed word origin of extubate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ex- English (eng) (biology) Lacking.. Former, but still living (almost always used with a hyphen). Out of. Outside.
-ule English (eng) (rare, scientific) Diminutive suffix.
tube English (eng) (Australia, slang) A tin can containing beer (or other beverage?).. (British, colloquial, often capitalized as Tube) The London Underground railway system, originally referred to the lower level lines that ran in tubular tunnels as opposed to the higher ones which ran in rectangular section tunnels. (Often the tube.). (North America, colloquial) A television. Also, derisively, boob tube. [...]
extubate English (eng) (surgery) To remove a tube from a hollow organ or from an airway.

Words with the same origin as extubate

Descendants of ex-
elongate exalbuminous exarillate exarticulate exarticulation exauthorize excaudate excentral excentric exclave excogitare excommune exessive exfetation exorbital exosseous explant exradius exstipellate exstipulate exsuccous extelligence extriangulated microexplant
Descendants of -ule
dent dental dentist
Descendants of tube
Tubigrip YouTube YouTubular tubal tubicolous tubiform tubing tubivalve