What is the name origin of a Texas Catheter?
The Texas Special catheter was originally envented for a TEXAS senator so he could filibuster without interruption. Catheters have been used in recent history by Ted Cruz, Wendy Davis.
Asked in Nouns
Is Foley catheter a proper or common noun?
The compound noun 'Foley catheter' can be considered a COMMON NOUN based on the fact the noun 'Foley' is functioning as an attributive noun (acting as an adjective), describing the common noun 'catheter'. This compound noun is a word for ANY of a certain type of catheter, not a word for a specific, individual catheter.
What is a catheter used for?
A catheter is a generic name. In general a catheter is the medical equivalent of a drinking straw, adapted to different uses. It my take many different forms, like a urinary drainage catheter (Foley catheter) or a pigtail catheter (used to drain collections, be they liquid or sometimes even gaseous as in a pneumothorax). The most common purpose of a catheter is to drain urine, when an individual is unable to expell waste on their own efficiently.
Asked in Texas, Slogans and Mottos
How did Texas get its state motto?
Friendship. The word Friendship was adopted as the Texas state motto by the Forty-first Texas Legislature in February 1930. The word was probably chosen because the name Texas or Tejas was the Spanish pronunciation of a Caddo Indian word sometimes translated to mean "friends" or "allies." See also TEXAS, ORIGIN OF NAME.