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
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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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The Phoenix Atherectomy catheter is designed to cut, capture and convey arterial plaque into an external bag visible to the physician.
The company also offers coronary laser atherectomy catheters, scoring balloon catheter, excimer laser system, extraction catheter and support catheters.