cannulate

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verb can·nu·late \ˈkan-yə-ˌlāt\

Definition of cannulate

cannulated

cannulating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to insert a cannula into <cannulated the femoral artery>

cannulation

play \ˌkan-yə-ˈlā-shən\ noun

1926

First Known Use of cannulate

1926


Medical Dictionary

cannulate

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transitive verb can·nu·late \-ˌlāt\

Medical Definition of cannulate

cannulated

;

cannulating

  1. :  to insert a cannula into

cannulation

\ˌkan-yə-ˈlā-shən\play noun

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