balloon catheter definition by Webster's New World
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a type of catheter with a tiny, inflatable balloon at the tip, used in various surgical procedures
balloon catheter - Medical Definition
A catheter with an inflatable balloon at its tip, used especially to expand a partially obstructed blood vessel or bodily passage and to measure blood pressure in a blood vessel. Also called balloon-tip catheter.