foley cat heter

Foley catheter

noun
an indwelling catheter used for draining urine from the bladder and having an inflatable part at the bladder end that allows the tube to be kept in place for variable time periods.

Origin:
named after F.E.B. Foley (1891–1966), U.S. urologist

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Foley catheter Fo·ley catheter (fō'lē)
n.
A catheter held in the bladder by an inflatable balloon.

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