catheterize [ kath-i-t uh-rahyz] Examples Word Origin verb (used with object), cath·e·ter·ized, cath·e·ter·iz·ing. to introduce a catheter into.
, especially British cath·e·ter·ise. Origin of catheterize
First recorded in
-ize Related forms cath·e·ter·i·za·tion, noun
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Examples from the Web for catheterization Historical Examples of catheterization British Dictionary definitions for catheterization (tr) to insert a catheter into Derived Forms catheterization or catheterisation, noun
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catheterization in Medicine catheterize [kăth ′ĭ-tə-rīz′] To introduce a catheter into. Related forms cath′e•ter•i•za ( ′tion -rĭ-zā) ′shən n.
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catheterization in Culture catheterization [(kath-uh-tuhr-uh- zay-shuhn)]
Insertion of a
catheter into the body. Common types of this procedure include cardiac catheterization, in which a catheter is inserted into the heart through a vein in the arm to diagnose heart disease, and urinary bladder catheterization, in which a catheter is inserted into the urethra to permit urine to flow out of the urinary bladder.
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