in·dwell·ing 'in-.dwel-iŋ adj left within a bodily organ or passage to maintain drainage, prevent obstruction, or provide a route for administration of food or drugs used of an implanted tube (as a catheter)

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in·dwell·ing (inґdwel-ing) 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.

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