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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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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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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*Among product type, the peripherally inserted central catheter segment held a dominant position in the central venous catheter market in 2018, owing to higher adoption of catheters for a variety of treatment options such as antibiotic treatment, nutrition, and chemotherapy
Adrienne Caby, an Operating Room registered nurse at Memorial Hospital Chester, has been performing PICC (peripherally inserted central catheter) line placements for the past year at Memorial.
(2) Although peripheral venous catheters are extensively used to administer intravenous (IV) medications, the factors noted previously sometimes dictate the use of alternative vascular access devices such as a midline peripheral catheter (midline), a peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC), or a central venous catheter (CVC) inserted via a jugular or subclavian vein.
Prospective multicenter study of vascular-catheter-related complications and risk factors for positive central catheter cultures in intensive care unit patients.
We are using the Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) line.
Medical device company Access Vascular reported on Thursday the receipt of the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its lead peripherally inserted central catheter, HydroPICC, for long-term use in venous access.
Patient with PICCs (Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter) were also assessed for superficial thrombophlebitis.
A subsequent follow-up chest X-ray performed immediately after the procedure revealed an abnormal anatomical position of the central catheter. Instead of passing into the innominate vein, the left internal jugular central catheter appeared to be radiologically located in the left hemithorax (Figure 1).
In addition she has developed in collaboration with the radiology nurses vascular access team a Central Venous Catheter Insertion Training Manual for Registered Nurses who insert Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC), Tunnelled PICC and Tunnelled Chest Inserted Central Catheters (CICC).
reported a case of melanoma of the left axilla with intravascular metastasis to the lower SVC which was also hypermetabolic on PET/CT, but with no central catheter present [4].
The vertebral body provides a useful and radiographically visible landmark for accurate central catheter tip placement.

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