Saint, 1347–80, Italian ascetic and mystic.
Saint. 1347–80, Italian mystic and ascetic; patron saint of the Dominican order. Feast day: April 29
- Catherine Parr
1512–48, sixth queen consort of Henry VIII of England. Catherine, Catherine Parr. Historical Examples Catherine Parr was a corpulent old lady, fortified by at least forty summers, but she readily listened to the proposals of Henry. The Comic History Of England Gilbert Abbott A’Beckett Until recently it was held to be the portrait of Catherine […]
a firework that revolves on a pin, making a wheel of fire or sparks; pinwheel. wheel window. a child’s toy consisting of a wheel or leaflike curls of paper or plastic loosely attached by a pin to a stick, designed to revolve when blown by or as by the wind. Also called catherine wheel. a […]
- Catheter embolus
catheter embolus catheter embolus n. A coiled worm-shaped aggregate of platelets and fibrin that develops on the catheter or the guide wire used in vascular catheterization.
to introduce a catheter into. Historical Examples If both sides be completely obstructed, the only method to adopt is catheterization from the mouth. A System of Operative Surgery, Volume IV (of 4) Various verb (transitive) to insert a catheter into catheterize cath·e·ter·ize (kāth’ĭ-tə-rīz’) v. cath·e·ter·ized, cath·e·ter·iz·ing, cath·e·ter·iz·es To introduce a catheter into. cath’e·ter·i·za’tion (-rĭ-zā’shən) catheterization […]