LP21378-2     Catheter

DESCRIPTION
  Part: Catheter
  Description: In medicine, a catheter is a tube that can be inserted into a body cavity duct or vessel. Catheters thereby allow drainage or injection of fluids or access by surgical instruments. The process of inserting a catheter is catheterization. In most uses a catheter is a thin, flexible tube: a soft catheter; in some uses, it is a larger, solid tube: a hard catheter.
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BASIC PART PROPERTIES
  Type: FRAGMENTS FOR SYNONYMS
  Status: ACTIVE
  Created On: 1/31/2001

LANGUAGE VARIANTS
 
  Chinese (CHINA)  (From: Lin Zhang, A LOINC volunteer from China)   SYNONYMS
  尿液管     导尿管

INTERNAL FIELDS
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  Display name: Catheter