Definition of Malecot in English:

Malecot

noun

Medicine
  • Attributive, especially in "Malecot catheter". Designating a type of self-retaining catheter having two or four flanges.

Origin

1920s. From the name of Achille-Etienne Malecot, French surgeon.

Pronunciation

Malecot

/ˈmalɪkəʊ//ˈmalɪkɒt/