cannula cannula


  • (n) a small flexible tube inserted into a body cavity for draining off fluid or introducing medication

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  1. But to make sure that his cannula is on target, he conducts a simple test.
  2. Before the skull emerges, he 'collapses' it by inserting a three-millimeter instrument known as a cannula and extracting its fluid.
  3. The bur holes permit passage of a leucotome, or lobotomy cannula, a hollow needle through which a loop of wire can be slipped.


  • U.S. Department of Interior Purchases the Smart Nasal Cannula

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    on June 10, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

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