Meaning of “catheterization” in the English Dictionary


"catheterization" in English

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catheterizationnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌkæθ.ə.tə.raɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌkæθ.ə.t̬ɚ.əˈzeɪ.ʃən/ specialized

Examples from literature

  • Also, during the first few days, if there is retention of urine, catheterization is imperative. 
  • Catheterization and washing out with an antiseptic must be regularly practised while treatment is used to improve the condition. 

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