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also can·u·la (kăn′yə-lə)
n. pl. can·nu·las or can·nu·lae(-lē′) also can·u·las or can·u·lae
A flexible tube, usually containing a trocar at one end, that is inserted into a bodily cavity, duct, or vessel to drain fluid or administer a substance such as a medication.

[Latin, diminutive of canna, reed; see cane.]
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(ˈkænjʊlə) ,




n, pl -las or -lae (-ˌliː)
(Surgery) 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]
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(ˈkæn yə lə)

n., pl. -las, -lae (-ˌli)
a metal tube for insertion into the body to draw off fluid or to introduce medication.
[1675–85; < New Latin, Latin: small reed =cann(a) cane + -ula -ule]
can′nu•lar, can′nu•late (-lɪt, -ˌleɪt) adj.
can`nu•la′tion, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cannula - a small flexible tube inserted into a body cavity for draining off fluid or introducing medication
tube, tubing - conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
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n pl <cannulae, cannuli> → Kanüle f
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n. cánula, sonda, tubo que insertado en el cuerpo conduce o saca líquidos.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012


n cánula; nasal — cánula nasal, puntas nasales (Mex)
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The United States Food and Drug Administration has granted approval to Ireland-based Allergan's Juvederm VOLUMA XC, a hyaluronic acid gel dermal filler, with a TSK STERiGLIDE cannula for cheek augmentation to correct age-related volume deficit in the mid-face in adults over 21, it was reported yesterday.
Global Banking News-September 4, 2019-Allergan plc wins first approval for use of cannula within the JuvA(c)derm collection of fillers for mid-face injection
Allergan announced it received FDA approval for the use of Juvederm Voluma XC, a hyaluronic acid gel dermal filler, with a TSK STERiGLIDE cannula for cheek augmentation to correct age-related volume deficit in the mid-face in adults over 21.
A white paper titled, "Ensuring the reliability of disposable syringes with light-cure adhesives," addresses the challenges of disposable medical syringe production involving pennanently and safely attaching the stainless steel cannula to the plastic hub, saving time and money for manufacturers.
Preference of injecting with a needle versus a cannula is often user and training dependent.
It consists of an oxygen bottle, a regulator that reduces the pressure of the compressed oxygen from the 1800 to 2100 PSI range (depending on the bottle) to a usable range, some sort of flow control device, tubing and either an oxygen mask, standard cannula or a type of conserving cannula of which the Oxymizer is most common.
Smartrac has announced the market launch of InTrace Cannula, the first member of the new InTrace product family.
11 November 2015 - US-based medical device company MC3 Cardiopulmonary has completed the acquisition and transfer of all assets associated with Terumo Cardiovascular's previously marketed Surgical Cannula line, the company said.
In 219 patients 18 G cannula was used and 8 of these developed pneumothorax (3.6%).
In Australia we have seen the introduction of the needleless 'cannula', as opposed to the traditional dialysis steel 'needle', a change that provides us with the challenge of a of transition period in relation to the relabelling of the way we access fistulae to delineate between 'needling' and 'cannulation'.
(NYSE MKT: CUR) said it has granted licenses to intellectual property surrounding its spinal cord delivery platform, floating cannula, and method for delivering therapeutic agents to the spinal cord to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, a non-profit academic medical center located in Los Angeles, Calif.