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tube,

in electronics: see electron tubeelectron tube,
device consisting of a sealed enclosure in which electrons flow between electrodes separated either by a vacuum (in a vacuum tube) or by an ionized gas at low pressure (in a gas tube).
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Tube

A long, hollow cylinder, or other hollow shape; typically a flexible or thin-walled metal cylinder, as opposed to a pipe.

tube

[′tüb]
(biology)
A narrow channel within the body of an animal or plant.
(electronics)
(engineering)
A long cylindrical body with a hollow center used especially to convey fluid.
(geology)
A passage in a cave having smooth sides and an elliptical to nearly circular cross section.
(ordnance)
The main part of a gun, the cylindrical piece of metal surrounding the bore; tube is frequently used in referring to artillery weapons, and barrel is more frequently used in referring to small arms.

tube

1. A thin-walled pipe.
2.See lamp.

tube

1. Anatomy
b. any hollow cylindrical structure
2. Botany
a. the lower part of a gamopetalous corolla or gamosepalous calyx, below the lobes
b. any other hollow structure in a plant
3. Brit the tube
a. an underground railway system
b. the tunnels through which the railway runs
c. the train itself
d. ™ the London underground railway system
4. Electronics
a. another name for valve
5. Surfing the cylindrical passage formed when a wave breaks and the crest tips forward

tube

(hardware)
A CRT terminal. Never used in the mainstream sense of TV; real hackers don't watch TV, except for Loony Toons, Rocky & Bullwinkle, Trek Classic, the Simpsons, and the occasional cheesy old swashbuckler movie.

tube

(electronics)

tube

(jargon)
(IBM) To send a copy of something to someone else's terminal. "Tube me that note."
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The investigators remarked that according to one study, nearly 7% of children have tympanostomy tubes by the age of 3 years, and going to day care doubles the risk.
98 subjects were treated with myringotomy & tympanostomy tube insertion / adenoidectomy with myringotomy and tympanostomy tube / adenoidectomy with myringotomy.
abscessus otomastoiditis is a serious, potentially emerging condition that affects children who have had previous infections, tympanostomy tubes, and ototopical antimicrobial drug or steroid use in the Netherlands.
To mitigate the complications of COME, children often undergo tympanostomy tube placement.
The study also showed a 23% decrease in tympanostomy tube placement in New York (95% CI, 1%-35%) and a 16% decrease in Tennessee (95% CI, 3%-21%).
and his colleagues compared the frequency of recurrent otitis media (ROM) and the need for tympanostomy tube placement in school-aged children who snored versus those who did not snore.
One group was treated with myringotomy, tympanostomy tube insertion, and adenoidectomy (T+A group); another with a combination of physical conservative treatment and adenoidectomy (P+A group); and the third with physical conservative treatment alone (P-only group).
wrote to question the use of 500% and 600% reductions in recurrent AOM and tympanostomy tube surgery in my article.