Definition of Cannula in English :

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Cannula meaning in English

Meaning of Cannula in English

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Cannula pronunciation in English

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1. cannula

a small flexible tube inserted into a body cavity for draining off fluid or introducing medication

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noun plural -las or -lae (-ˌliː)
a narrow tube for insertion into a bodily cavity, as for draining off fluid, introducing medication, etc

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nounWord forms: plural ˈcannuˌlae (ˈkænjuˌli ; kanˈyo̅olēˌ; ˈkænjəˌli ; kanˈyəlēˌ) or ˈcannulas
a tube, usually with a trocar, for insertion into body cavities or ducts, as for drainage
see also catheter

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n. pl. can·nu·las or can·nu·lae (-lē) also can·u·las or can·u·lae
A flexible tube, usually containing a trocar at one end, that is inserted into a bodily cavity, duct, or vessel to drain fluid or administer a substance such as a medication.

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