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(stylet, stylus) n.1. a slender probe. 2. a wire placed in the lumen of a catheter to give it rigidity while the instrument is passed along a body canal (such as the urethra).

1. a slender probe. 2. a wire placed in the lumen of a catheter to give it rigidity while the instrument is passed along a body canal (such as the urethra).

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