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Catheter

Cath´e`ter
n.1.(Med.) The name of various instruments for passing along mucous canals, esp. applied to a tubular instrument to be introduced into the bladder through the urethra to draw off the urine.
Eustachian catheter
See under Eustachian.
Prostatic catheter
one adapted for passing an enlarged prostate.
Noun1.catheter - a thin flexible tube inserted into the body to permit introduction or withdrawal of fluids or to keep the passageway open
Pronunciation: (KATH-uh-tur)

A tube that is inserted through the urethra to the bladder to drain urine.

adjutage, drainpipe, efflux tube, fire hose, flue pipe, funnel, garden hose, gas pipe, hose, hosepipe, nipple, organ pipe, pipe, pipeline, pipette, piping, reed, reed pipe, siamese, siamese connection, siphon, snorkel, soil pipe, standpipe, steam pipe, stem, straw, tap, tube, tubing, tubulation, tubule, tubulet, tubulure, waste pipe, water pipe
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