catheterize [ kath-i-t uh-rahyz ] SHOW IPA / ˈkæθ ɪ təˌraɪz / PHONETIC RESPELLING EXAMPLES | WORD ORIGIN verb (used with object), cath·e·ter·ized, cath·e·ter·iz·ing. Words nearby catheterize catherine the great
, especially British cath·e·ter·ise. Origin of catheterize
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-ize OTHER WORDS FROM catheterize cath·e·ter·i·za·tion, noun
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Examples from the Web for catheterization British Dictionary definitions for catheterization verb (tr) to insert a catheter into Derived forms of catheterize catheterization or catheterisation, noun
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Medicine definitions for catheterization v. To introduce a catheter into. Other words from catheterize cath′e•ter•i•za ( ′tion -rĭ-zā) ′shən n.
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Culture definitions for catheterization 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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