The catheter is now gently withdrawn until the beak is felt to catch against the posterior edge of the vomer.
The catheter or tube is cut so that but nine inches remain for use.
A catheter was kept in the urethra for some days, and the opening eventually closed by granulation.
If successful, a catheter must be secured in the bladder in the usual way.
To prevent any injury, the ligature should be brought away first, and then the catheter.
It consists of the curved part of a catheter, and it is 13 cm.
The catheter is then pushed directly upwards until its stem impinges against the soft palate.
A catheter of wide calibre is passed in the ordinary manner.
To the end of this tube a rubber rectal tube or catheter—1 cm.
The end of the catheter is bent to suit the conditions met with.
c.1600, from French cathéter, from Late Latin catheter "a catheter," from Greek katheter "surgical catheter," literally "anything let down," from stem of kathienai "to let down, thrust in," from kata "down" (see cata-) + stem of hienai "to send" (see jet (v.)). Earlier was cathirum (early 15c.), directly from Medieval Latin. Related: Catheterization; catheterized; catheterizing.
catheter cath·e·ter (kāth'ĭ-tər)
A hollow, flexible tube inserted into a body cavity, duct, or vessel to allow the passage of fluids or distend a passageway; its many uses include the diagnosis of heart disorders when inserted through a blood vessel into the heart.