in·dwell·ing adjective \ˈin-ˌdwe-liŋ\
: being an inner activating or guiding force
: left within a bodily organ or passage especially to promote drainage —used of an implanted tube (as a catheter)
First Known Use of INDWELLING
in·dwell·ing adjective \ˈin-ˌdwel-iŋ\ (Medical Dictionary)
: left within a bodily organ or passage to maintain drainage, prevent obstruction, or provide a route for administration of food or drugs—used of an implanted tube (as a catheter)
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