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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.]

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]

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]

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.

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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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.
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
Translations
katetri
kateter
cewnikkateter
katéter
kateter
kateter

catheter

[ˈkæθɪtəʳ] Ncatéter m

catheter

[ˈkæθɪr] ncathéter m

catheter

nKatheter m

catheter

[ˈkæθɪtəʳ] n (Med) → catetere m

cath·e·ter

n. catéter, sonda, tubo usado para drenar o introducir líquidos;
___ holderportacatéter.

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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In this article, we describe a rare case of Tenckhoff catheter obstruction by annexes in a woman with a complex malformative syndrome.
The catheter most commonly used for PD access is the Tenckhoff catheter (Cullis et al.
Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is a home-based therapy in which a Tenckhoff catheter, made of silicone rubber, is inserted into the patient's abdomen accessing the peritoneal cavity.
First The subject of this contract is to supply kits for peritoneal dialysis, Luer-Lock connector kits and Tenckhoff catheter dressings in the assortment and quantities listed in Annex 2 to the ToR.
Our experience with the self-locating catheter compared to other variants of the Tenckhoff catheter.
Acute peritoneal dialysis is performed either using rigid stylet disposable catheter inserted by nephrologist or pediatric resident under local anesthesia or by using soft silicone Tenckhoff catheter placed under general anesthesia9.
The Tenckhoff catheter (Coiled Peritoneal Silicone Catheter, double cuffed, 56.
A Tenckhoff catheter is a translucent silicone rubber tube with multiple drainage holes, a radiopaque stripe down its length, and a Dacron cuff.
The demographic data, primary renal disease, date of Tenckhoff catheter insertion, date of commencing renal replacement therapy, peritoneal infection, biochemistry and microbiology of peritoneal fluid, antimicrobial agents used, mortality rates and the glomerular filtration rate were recorded in each case.