thermocatheter

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

thermo- +‎ catheter

Noun[edit]

thermocatheter (plural thermocatheters)

  1. (surgery) A catheter which has a thermocouple to continuously monitor the internal temperature
    • 2014 December 9, Martin A Schick et al., “Sepsis-induced acute kidney injury by standardized colon ascendens stent peritonitis in rats - a simple, reproducible animal model”, in Intensive Care Medicine Experimental[1], volume 2, DOI:10.1186/s40635-014-0034-x:
      For measurements of the cardiac output (CO), the right femoral artery was cannulated and a thermocatheter (MLT1402 T-type Ultra Fast Thermocouple, ADInstruments, Oxford, UK) was introduced.