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can·nu·la

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.]

cannula

(ˈkænjʊlə) ,

canula

or

canular

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]

can•nu•la

(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.
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
Translations

cannula

n pl <cannulae, cannuli> → Kanüle f

can·nu·la

n. cánula, sonda, tubo que insertado en el cuerpo conduce o saca líquidos.

cannula

n cánula; nasal — cánula nasal, puntas nasales (Mex)
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Supply of cannulae, peripheral vein catheters (pvk), spinal and epidural cannulas, peripheral nerve-blocked cannulas, subcutaneous cannulas, infusion set, transfusion set, and epidural and spinal sets.
(The American Heritage[R] Medical Dictionary defines cannulas or cannulae as "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.")
To provide protection against such injury, safety cannulae are very important safety measure.
One relatively new initiative, which has the potential to decrease some of the issues with cannulation in these frailer vessels, is the introduction of plastic cannulae for AVF cannulation.
The authors routinely use longer cannulae (51 mm, 20-gauge Surflo, Terumo, Tokyo, Japan) for this reason, as we have observed that the average insertion distance until flashback tends to be longer than that seen when a palpation technique is used.
Insertion of intravenous cannulae is probably the most commonly performed invasive medical procedure.
Winchester and Eastleigh Healthcare NHS Trust has begun prescribing the insertion of cannulae - a small tube used for giving intravenous (IV) fluids.
On catheterization of the heart, LVAD, and cannulae, 3 of the 6 patients had inflow cannula valve regurgitation seen on LVAD angiography.
The flexible inner and outer cannulae work together to provide the best fit for unusual anatomies.
oxygen catheters (nasal cannulae) for children of the younger age group 1,000, 2 500 byn2.