Translation of catheter in Spanish:

catheter

catéter, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈkæθədər//ˈkaθətə/

noun

  • 1

    catéter masculine
    • This relieves the obstruction to the flow of urine by passing a urinary catheter to empty the bladder.
    • One of the main sources of nosocomial bloodstream infections is intravascular catheters.
    • It is often helpful to insert a urinary catheter, so that the diarrhoea can be accurately quantified by recording the stool weight.
    • Patients should also have a nasogastric tube and urinary catheter inserted.
    • This will involve placing a small rubber tube called a catheter in the abscess to drain out the fluid.