catheter

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See also: cathéter

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Borrowed from French cathéter, itself a borrowing from Ancient Greek καθετήρ (kathetḗr).

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catheter (plural catheters)

  1. (medicine) A small tube inserted into a body cavity to remove fluid, create an opening, distend a passageway or administer a drug.

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catheter m (plural catheters, diminutive cathetertje n)

  1. superseded spelling of katheter.

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catheter m (plural catheteres)

  1. Obsolete spelling of cateter (used in Portugal until September 1911 and died out in Brazil during the 1920s).