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cath·e·ter

 (kăth′ĭ-tər)
n.
A hollow flexible tube for insertion into a body cavity, duct, or vessel to allow the passage of fluids or distend a passageway. Its uses include the drainage of urine from the bladder through the urethra or insertion through a blood vessel into the heart for diagnostic purposes.

[Late Latin, from Greek kathetēr, from kathīenai, kathe-, to send down : kat-, kata-, cata- + hīenai, to send; see yē- in Indo-European roots.]
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catheter

(ˈkæθɪtə)
n
(Medicine) med a long slender flexible tube for inserting into a natural bodily cavity or passage for introducing or withdrawing fluid, such as urine or blood
[C17: from Late Latin, from Greek kathetēr, from kathienai to send down, insert]
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cath•e•ter

(ˈkæθ ɪ tər)

n.
a thin flexible tube inserted into a bodily passage, vessel, or cavity to allow fluids to pass into or out of it, to distend it, or to convey diagnostic or other instruments through it.
[1595–1605; < Late Latin < Greek kathetḗr something inserted, catheter]
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cath·e·ter

(kăth′ĭ-tər)
A thin, flexible tube inserted into a duct of the body to remove a blockage or to drain fluid.
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catheter

- A tube inserted for withdrawing bodily fluids, it comes from Greek kathienai, "send or let down."
See also related terms for tube.
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catheter


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A fine, plastic tube used in diagnostic procedures to examine internal organs and passages or as a drain to empty organs such as the bladder.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.catheter - a thin flexible tube inserted into the body to permit introduction or withdrawal of fluids or to keep the passageway open
endotracheal tube - a catheter that is inserted into the trachea through the mouth or nose in order to maintain an open air passage or to deliver oxygen or to permit the suctioning of mucus or to prevent aspiration of the stomach contents
tube, tubing - conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
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Translations
katetri
kateter
cewnikkateter
katéter
kateter
kateter

catheter

[ˈkæθɪtəʳ] Ncatéter m
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catheter

[ˈkæθɪr] ncathéter m
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catheter

nKatheter m
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catheter

[ˈkæθɪtəʳ] n (Med) → catetere m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

cath·e·ter

n. catéter, sonda, tubo usado para drenar o introducir líquidos;
___ holderportacatéter.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

catheter

n (venous, arterial) catéter m; (urinary) sonda; central venous — catéter venoso central; epidural — catéter epidural; Foley — sonda Foley, sonda vesical; Hickman — catéter Hickman; implantable — catéter implantable; peripherally-inserted central — (PICC) catéter central de inserción periférica; pulmonary artery o Swan-Ganz — catéter de arteria pulmonar, catéter de Swan-Ganz; urinary — sonda or catéter vesical, sonda or catéter en la vejiga
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On the 15th day of induction therapy, a Hickman catheter was inserted to act as a venous catheter.
As the singer lay in what would become his deathbed, his beloved boyfriend was down the hall, the woman he called the love of his life was across the pond, and medication coursed through his veins, introduced into his bloodstream via an expensive Hickman catheter implanted in his neck.
Mycobacterium neoaurum infection of a hickman catheter in an immunosuppressed patient.
A 41-year-old white woman presented with a 1-day history of fever to 102.6[degrees]F and tenderness around her Hickman catheter site.
Search strategy for primary literature Search Keywords Results MEDLINE EMBASE CINAHL 1 Positive pressure 50,221 8008 1612 2 Mechanical valve 6939 810 47 3 Positive fluid displacement 112 0 1 4 Ultrasite 0 0 0 5 Flolink 0 0 0 6 Posiflow 2 2 1 7 Smartsite 3 4 3 8 CLC2000 1 2 2 9 MaxPlus Clear 0 0 0 10 1 or 2 or 3 or 4 or 5 or 57,063 8821 1663 6 or 7 or 8 or 9 11 Central venous access 1625 89 40 device 12 Central venous catheter 14,197 7401 695 13 Peripherally inserted 444 174 120 central catheter 14 Port-a-cath 335 291 27 15 Hickman catheter 664 305 53 16 11 or 12 or 13 or 14 14,859 7950 918 or 15 17 10 and 16 191 24 6 18 Limit 17 to humans, all 39 6 3 child 0 to 18yrs Papers retrieved following 4 4 2 review of titles and abstracts against criteria for inclusion Table 3.
Tumour metastasis from multiple myeloma in Hickman catheter tract.