καθετήρ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From καθίημι (kathíēmi, to let down, descend) +‎ -τήρ (-tḗr).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

κᾰθετήρ (kathetḗrm (genitive κᾰθετῆρος); third declension

  1. (medicine) a surgical instrument for emptying the bladder, a catheter

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: catheter
  • French: cathéter
  • Greek: καθετήρας (kathetíras)

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