HyperDic: catheter

English > 1 sense of the word catheter:
NOUNartifactcathetera thin flexible tube inserted into the body to permit introduction or withdrawal of fluids or to keep the passageway open
catheter > pronunciation
Soundskae'thahter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > catheter: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA thin flexible tube inserted into the body to permit introduction or withdrawal of fluids or to keep the passageway open.
Narrowerendotracheal tubeA catheter that is inserted into the trachea through the mouth or nose in order to maintain an open air passage or to deliver oxygen or to permit the suctioning of mucus or to prevent aspiration of the stomach contents
Broadertube, tubingconduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids / liquids or gases
Spanishalgalia, catéter, sonda
Catalancatèter, sonda
Verbscatheterize, catheteriseinsert a catheter into (a body part)

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