Catheterize
Catheterize Cath"e*ter*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Catheterized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Catheterizing}.] (Med.) To operate on with a catheter. --Dunglison. [1913 Webster]

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  • catheterize — (Amer.) v. insert a catheter into the body to drain body fluids or to keep a passage open (also catheterise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • catheterize — [kath′ət ərīz΄] vt. catheterized, catheterizing to insert a catheter into catheterization [kath′ət əri zā′shən] n …   English World dictionary

  • catheterize — UK [ˈkæθɪtəraɪz] / US [ˈkæθətəˌraɪz] verb [transitive] Word forms catheterize : present tense I/you/we/they catheterize he/she/it catheterizes present participle catheterizing past tense catheterized past participle catheterized medical to put a… …   English dictionary

  • catheterize — transitive verb see catheterization …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • catheterize — catheterization, n. /kath i teuh ruyz /, v.t., catheterized, catheterizing. to introduce a catheter into. Also, esp. Brit., catheterise. [1880 85; CATHETER + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • catheterize — verb /ˈkæɵ.ɛt.ɛː(ɹ).aɪz/ To introduce a catheter into part of the body …   Wiktionary

  • catheterize — To pass a catheter. * * * cath·e·ter·ize (kathґə tər īz) to introduce a catheter within a body cavity …   Medical dictionary

  • catheterize — cath|e|ter|ize [ kæθətə,raız ] verb transitive to put a catheter into a part of someone s body …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • catheterize — cath·e·ter·ize …   English syllables

  • catheterize — cath•e•ter•ize [[t]ˈkæθ ɪ təˌraɪz[/t]] v. t. ized, iz•ing med to introduce a catheter into • Etymology: 1880–85 cath e•ter•i•za′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

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