cannula

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noun can·nu·la \ˈkan-yə-lə\

Definition of cannula

plural

cannulas

or

cannulae

play \-ˌlē, -ˌlī\
  1. :  a small tube for insertion into a body cavity or into a duct or vessel

Origin and Etymology of cannula

New Latin, from Latin, diminutive of canna reed — more at cane


First Known Use: 1684


Medical Dictionary

cannula

noun can·nu·la
variants: also

canula

\ˈkan-yə-lə\play

Medical Definition of cannula

plural

cannulas

or

cannulae

\-ˌlē, -ˌlī\play
  1. :  a small tube for insertion into a body cavity, duct, or vessel


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