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.

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    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 […]

  • Catheterize

    to introduce a catheter into. 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)



  • Cathetus

    (in an Ionic capital) the vertical guideline through the eye of a volute, from which the form of the volute is determined. Historical Examples This will be the size of the eye, and in it draw a diameter on the line of the “cathetus.” Ten Books on Architecture Vitruvius

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    a female given name, form of Catherine. Contemporary Examples “O BACKS Cathie,” the headline read, splitting front-page real estate with Kate Middleton. Cathie Black’s Emails Release: 5 Juiciest Bits The Daily Beast May 2, 2013 For the sake of our novel experiment in broad-based multiracial democracy, I hope they reject the Cathie Adamses of their […]



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