autocatheterization

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au·to·cath·e·ter·i·za·tion

, autocatheterism (aw'tō-kath'ĕ-ter-i-zā'shŭn, -kath'ĕ-ter-izm),
Passage of a catheter by the patient.

autocatheterization

[-kath′ərizā′shən]
the insertion of a catheter by the patient, usually referring to urinary catheterization. See also self-catheterization.

autocatheterization

(ot″ō-kath″ĕt-ĕ-rĭ-zā′shŏn) [ auto- + catheterization]
Catheterization of oneself, esp. urinary catheterization.