brush catheter

brush cath·e·ter

a ureteral catheter with a finely bristled brush tip that is endoscopically passed into the ureter or renal pelvis and, by gentle to-and-fro movement, brushes cells from the surface of suspected tumors.
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brush cath·e·ter

(brŭsh kath'ĕ-tĕr)
A ureteral catheter with a finely bristled brush tip that is endoscopically passed into the ureter or renalpelvis and by gentle to-and-fro movementbrushes cells from the surface of suspected tumors.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012