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Miller-Abbott tube

Pronunciation: mil'er ab'ot

Definition: a tube with two lumens, one ending in a small collapsible balloon and the other in a metallic tip with numerous perforations; used for decompression and stenting of the small intestine.

Synonym(s): Abbott tube

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