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See also: cathéter
catheter (plural catheters)
- (medicine) A small tube inserted into a body cavity to remove fluid, create an opening, distend a passageway or administer a drug
small tube inserted into a body cavity
- Hyphenation: ca‧the‧ter
- Superseded spelling of katheter.
- The spelling catheter was deprecated in 1996 in the new Groene Boekje (“Little Green Book”) spelling reform.
catheter m (plural catheteres)
- Obsolete spelling of (used in Portugal until September 1911 and died out in Brazil during the 1920s).