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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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6), who underwent endoscopic sinus surgery and T-tube stenting for the treatment of a recurrent and intractable postoperative maxillary sinus mucocele at our hospital during an 18-month period.
This was dealt with by placing a T-tube and subsequent management.
T-tube cholangiogram was done in patient of end-to-end anastomosis repair over T-tube on 14th postoperative day.
T-tube or no T-tube in cadaveric orthotopic liver transplantation: The eternal dilemma: Results of a prospective and randomized clinical trial.
5) In this case, T-tube cholangiography and ERCP did not initially diagnose the aberrant left main hepatic duct that was cut during LC.
Patient 11 had a T-tube placed with the resection, and it was removed successfully after 9 months.
Confronted by the honourable (now "Mastifflike") Mr Etho with one fat leg stuck through the bedrails as he tried to escape, T-tube drain (they were quite large back in those days) being wrenched from its securing sutures, and IV line which had once been in his arm now being ripped out by his teeth.
Both were intraoperatively diagnosed cases, one case in which choledochoduodenostomy was done, presented about 4 month after initial surgery and in second case in whom CBD was repaired over T-tube, presented after 6 year.
If a T-Tube trial is your choice the patient is placed on a T-Tube at an FiO2 equal to his prior level and monitor closely for a period of 30 minutes to two hours.
T-tube colangiography on 60th day showed no extravasation of contrast or filling defect and the tube was subsequently removed.
Persistent stenosis may require silicone T-tube placement, or segmental tracheal resection.