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catheterize

[kath-i-tuh-rahyz]
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verb (used with object), cath·e·ter·ized, cath·e·ter·iz·ing.
  1. to introduce a catheter into.
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Also especially British, cath·e·ter·ise.

Origin of catheterize

First recorded in 1880–85; catheter + -ize
Related formscath·e·ter·i·za·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for catheterize

catheterize

catheterise

verb
  1. (tr) to insert a catheter into
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Derived Formscatheterization or catheterisation, noun
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catheterize in Medicine

catheterize

(kăthĭ-tə-rīz′)
v.
  1. To introduce a catheter into.
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Related formscath′e•ter•i•zation (-rĭ-zāshən) n.
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