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cannula

noun can·nu·la \ˈkan-yə-lə\
plural can·nu·las or can·nu·lae\-ˌlē, -ˌlī\

Definition of CANNULA

:  a small tube for insertion into a body cavity or into a duct or vessel

Origin of CANNULA

New Latin, from Latin, diminutive of canna reed — more at cane
First Known Use: 1684

cannula

noun can·nu·la   (Medical Dictionary)
plural can·nu·las or can·nu·lae \-ˌlē, -ˌlī\

Medical Definition of CANNULA

:  a small tube for insertion into a body cavity, duct, or vessel

Variants of CANNULA

can·nu·la also can·u·la \ˈkan-yə-lə\

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