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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He co-holds numerous patents developed through Mayo Medical Ventures for medical devices used in interventional cardiology, including vascular stents, catheter guidewires and intracatheter perfusion pumps.