Meaning of “catheter” in the English Dictionary

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"catheter" in British English

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catheternoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkæθ.ə.tər/ us /ˈkæθ.ə.t̬ɚ/

a long, very thin tube used to take liquids out of the body

(Definition of “catheter” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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catheternoun [ C ]

us /ˈkæθ·ə·t̬ər/

medical a thin tube put into the body temporarily to help remove a liquid or to put in medicine

(Definition of “catheter” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)