Definitions for "Intravenous catheter"
Keywords:  vein, tube, slender, fluids, plastic
a slender plastic tube that slips over a needle that has been placed into the vein in your arm
A thin plastic tube that is inserted in to a vein to allow the addition of substances to the blood.
Small tube for dripping fluids into the vein
a foreign body that produces a reaction in the host resulting in the formation of a film of fibrinous material on the inner and outer surfaces of the catheter