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Related to indwellingly: indwelling catheter
pertaining to a catheter or other tube left within an organ or body passage for drainage, maintenance of patency, or administration of drugs or nutrients.
1. Dwelling or residing within.
2. Placed or implanted within the body, as a catheter or electrode.
An inner presence, as of a spirit or power.
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indwellingOf a CATHETER or draining tube that is left in situ for a length of time.
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