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catheterize

[ kath-i-tuh-rahyz ]
/ 藞k忙胃 瑟 t蓹藢ra瑟z /
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verb (used with object), cath路e路ter路ized, cath路e路ter路iz路ing.
to introduce a catheter into.
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Also especially British, cath路e路ter路ise .

Origin of catheterize

First recorded in 1880鈥85; catheter + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM catheterize

cath路e路ter路i路za路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for catheterize

catheterize

catheterise

/ (藞k忙胃瑟t蓹藢ra瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to insert a catheter into

Derived forms of catheterize

catheterization or catheterisation, noun
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Medical definitions for catheterize

catheterize
[ k膬th沫-t蓹-r墨z鈥 ]

v.
To introduce a catheter into.

Other words from catheterize

cath鈥瞖鈥er鈥鈥ation (-r沫-z膩sh蓹n) n.
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