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catheterization

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noun cath·e·ter·i·za·tion \ˌka-thə-tə-rə-ˈzā-shən, ˌkath-tə-rə-\

Definition of catheterization

  1. :  the use of or introduction of a catheter (as in or into the bladder, trachea, or heart)

cath·e·ter·ize play \ˈka-thə-tə-ˌrīz, ˈkath-tə-\ transitive verb


Circa 1852

First Known Use of catheterization

circa 1852


Medical Dictionary

catheterization

noun cath·e·ter·iza·tion

Medical Definition of catheterization

  1. :  the use of or insertion of a catheter (as in or into the bladder, trachea, or heart)

  2. cath·e·ter·ize or British cath·e·ter·ise \ˈkath-ət-ə-ˌrīz, ˈkath-tə-\play transitive verb, cath·e·ter·ized or British cath·e·ter·ised cath·e·ter·iz·ing or British cath·e·ter·is·ing



Variants of catheterization

or British cath·e·ter·isa·tion \ˌkath-ət-ə-rə-ˈzā-shən, ˌkath-tə-rə-\play

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