indwelling catheter

noun
a hollow tube left implanted in a body canal or organ, especially the bladder, to promote drainage.

Origin:
1930–35

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indwelling catheter in·dwell·ing catheter (ĭn'dwěl'ĭng)
n.
A catheter that remains in place in the bladder.

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It does not require an indwelling catheter afterward and may have fewer complications than percutaneous cholecystostomy.
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