canula

[kan-yuh-luh]
noun, plural canulas, canulae [kan-yuh-lee] . Surgery.
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cannula or canula (ˈkænjʊlə)
 
n , pl -las, -lae
surgery a narrow tube for insertion into a bodily cavity, as for draining off fluid, introducing medication, etc
 
[C17: from Latin: a small reed, from canna a reed]
 
canula or canula (ˈkænjʊlə, -ˌliː)
 
n
 
[C17: from Latin: a small reed, from canna a reed]

canula (ˈkænjʊlə)
 
n , pl -las, -lae
surgery a variant spelling of cannula

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canula
variant of cannula.
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canula can·u·la (kān'yə-lə)
n.
Variant of cannula.

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Oxygen is usually administered in one of three ways: through a nasal canula, transtracheal catheter, or electronic demand device.
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