Prostatic catheter
Prostatic Pro*stat"ic, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the prostate gland. [1913 Webster]

{Prostatic catheter}. (Med.) See under {Catheter}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Prostatic catheter — Catheter Cath e*ter, n. [L., fr. Gr. ? a thing let down or put in, catheter, fr. ? to send down, to let down; ? + ? to send.] (Med.) The name of various instruments for passing along mucous canals, esp. applied to a tubular instrument to be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prostatic catheter — elbowed c …   Medical dictionary

  • Prostatic — Pro*stat ic, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the prostate gland. [1913 Webster] {Prostatic catheter}. (Med.) See under {Catheter}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Catheter — Cath e*ter, n. [L., fr. Gr. ? a thing let down or put in, catheter, fr. ? to send down, to let down; ? + ? to send.] (Med.) The name of various instruments for passing along mucous canals, esp. applied to a tubular instrument to be introduced… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prostatic stent — A Prostatic stent [http://www.touchbriefings.com/pdf/33/gs031 p 16dijk.pdf] is used to keep open the male urethra and allow the passing of urine in cases of prostatic obstruction and Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). Prostatic obstruction… …   Wikipedia

  • catheter — 1. A tubular instrument to allow passage of fluid from or into a body cavity or blood vessel. SEE ALSO: line (4). 2. Especially a c. designed to be passed through the urethra into the bladder to drain it of retained …   Medical dictionary

  • Eustachian catheter — Catheter Cath e*ter, n. [L., fr. Gr. ? a thing let down or put in, catheter, fr. ? to send down, to let down; ? + ? to send.] (Med.) The name of various instruments for passing along mucous canals, esp. applied to a tubular instrument to be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia — (BPH) also known as nodular hyperplasia, benign prostatic hypertrophy (technically a misnomer) or benign enlargement of the prostate (BEP) refers to the increase in size of the prostate in middle aged and elderly men. To be accurate, the process… …   Wikipedia

  • elbowed catheter — a urethral catheter with a sharp bend near the beak, used to get around an enlarged prostate. Called also c. coudй and prostatic c …   Medical dictionary

  • Urinary catheterization — Intervention ICD 9 CM 57.94, MeSH …   Wikipedia

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