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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Insert a hollow flexible tube into a body cavity, duct, or vessel to allow the passage of fluids or distend a passageway

Usage examples (18)
  • catheterize the patient's bladder
  • Children as young as age 5 can learn to catheterize themselves
  • Before she left, her parents were taught how to catheterize her.
  • Deep within their prideful hearts they knew she would catheterize them, without a thought,  in an instant. for more
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