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English definition of “catheterization”


noun [C or U] uk   /ˌkæθ.ə.tə.raɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us    /ˌkæθ.ə.t̬ər.əˈzeɪ.ʃən/ specialized
the process of putting a tube into the body to allow fluids to pass or to make a passage widerMedical and surgical equipment
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