catheter

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catheter

Med a long slender flexible tube for inserting into a natural bodily cavity or passage for introducing or withdrawing fluid, such as urine or blood

catheter

[′kath·ə·dər]
(medicine)
A hollow, tubular device for insertion into a cavity, duct, or vessel to permit injection or withdrawal of fluids or to establish patency of the passageway.
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Ruthie spoke openly about catheterizing her daughter.
This new feature is designed to provide the user more control while minimizing risk of contamination while catheterizing.
She has been catheterizing herself since she was 6 years old, and though she does have some problems with her bowels, she can take care of them herself.