intracatheter

in·tra·cath·e·ter

(in'tră-kath'ĕ-tĕr),
A plastic tube, usually attached to the puncturing needle, inserted into a blood vessel for infusion, injection, or pressure monitoring.

intracatheter

[-kath′ətər]
Etymology: L, intra + Gk, katheter, something lowered
a thin, flexible plastic catheter introduced through a stainless steel needle and threaded into a blood vessel to infuse blood, fluid, or medication. Also called,
Usage notes: (informal)
intracath.

in·tra·cath·e·ter

(in'tră-kath'ĕ-tĕr)
A plastic tube, usually attached to the puncturing needle, inserted into a blood vessel for infusion, injection, or pressure monitoring.
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Comerota, one received intracatheter urokinase and six were treated with rt-PA.
The use of intracatheter instillation of streptokinase in the treatment of recurrent bacterial peritonitis in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.
Though our results with endocardial catheters have effectively demonstrated the efficacy of intracatheter needle injection in the heart, the technique requires considerable skill and some very expensive equipment.