Yankauer suction catheter


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Yankauer suction catheter

a rigid hollow tube made of metal or disposable plastic with a curve at the distal end to facilitate the removal of thick pharyngeal secretions during oral pharyngeal suctioning.
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Yankauer suction catheter

Yan·kau·er suc·tion cath·e·ter

(yang'kow-ĕr sŭk'shŭn kath'ĕ-tĕr)
A form of rigid catheter.

Yankauer suction catheter

(yang′kow-ĕr)
A rigid suction tip used to aspirate secretions from the oropharynx.