from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To introduce a catheter into.

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  • v. To introduce a catheter into part of the body.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To operate on with a catheter.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To operate on with a catheter.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. insert a catheter into (a body part)


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From catheter +‎ -ize.


  • Before she left, her parents were taught how to catheterize her.

    SCT -- Donoghue

  • He had a CT scan last night and will have a stress test and ultrasound today, looking for an aneurysm; they want to catheterize him, but he doesn't like this hospital, so he's standing firm on "nothing but non-invasive tests".

    Right, so -

  • Deep within their prideful hearts they knew she would catheterize them, without a thought,  in an instant.

    Nurse Cratchett

  • The next time he bloated up from not being able to pee, I took him to the vet and told them to try to catheterize him one more time.

    At a loss? | clusterflock

  • Children as young as age 5 can learn to catheterize themselves

    1) Head Control and Use of Senses

  • A cardiologist may decide to catheterize you at this time, in order to determine the extent of blockage in your arteries.

    Healing the Female Heart

  • Shortly after delivery there may be difficulty in emptying the bladder; and, under such circumstances, the doctor or nurse used to catheterize the patient immediately; this habit once begun, it was often necessary to repeat the operation day after day, or, for that matter, several times a day.

    The Prospective Mother, a Handbook for Women During Pregnancy

  • Afterward patients may have to catheterize themselves.

    The Seattle Times

  • The female should self-catheterize when sitting on the toilet. - Business News

  • Up until mid-January, her parents had to catheterize her damaged urinary tract every three hours. - News


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