cannulate

verb

can·​nu·​late ˈkan-yə-ˌlāt How to pronounce cannulate (audio)
cannulated; cannulating

transitive verb

: to insert a cannula into
cannulated the femoral artery
cannulation noun

Word History

First Known Use

1906, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cannulate was in 1906

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Cite this Entry

“Cannulate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cannulate. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

cannulate

transitive verb
can·​nu·​late -ˌlāt How to pronounce cannulate (audio)
cannulated; cannulating
: to insert a cannula into
cannulation noun
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