- to introduce a catheter into.
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If both sides be completely obstructed, the only method to adopt is catheterization from the mouth.
- (tr) to insert a catheter into
- To introduce a catheter into.
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.