catheterization

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

Definition of catheterization

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

catheterize

play \ˈka-thə-tə-ˌrīz, ˈkath-tə-\ transitive verb

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First Known Use of catheterization

circa 1852


Medical Dictionary

catheterization

noun cath·e·ter·iza·tion
variants: or British catheterisation play \ˌkath-ət-ə-rə-ˈzā-shən, ˌkath-tə-rə-\

medical Definition of catheterization

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

catheterize

or British catheterise play \ˈkath-ət-ə-ˌrīz, ˈkath-tə-\ transitive verb catheterizatized or British catheterizatised; catheterizatizing or British catheterizatising

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