Cannula

A hollow needle inserted into a blood vessel and used to give intravenous fluids.

Cannula

A cannula (from Latin `little reed`; plural cannulae) or canula is a tube that can be inserted into the body, often for the delivery or removal of fluid or for the gathering of data. In simple terms, a cannula can surround the inner or outer surfaces of a trocar needle thus extending needle approach to a vein by half or more of the length of the.....
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Cannula

• (n.) A small tube of metal, wood, or India rubber, used for various purposes, esp. for injecting or withdrawing fluids. It is usually associated with a trocar.
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cannula

<equipment> A tube for insertion into a duct or cavity, during insertion its lumen is usually occupied by a trocar. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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cannula

(kan´u-lә) a tube for insertion into a vessel, duct, or cavity. During insertion its lumen is usually occupied by a trocar; following placement, the trocar is removed and the cannula remains patent as a channel for the flow of fluids. nasal cannula one that fits into the nostr...
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cannula

(L. dim. of canna 'reed') a tube for insertion into a duct or cavity; during insertion its lumen is usually occupied by a trocar.
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cannula

noun a small flexible tube inserted into a body cavity for draining off fluid or introducing medication
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Cannula

Can'nu·la noun [ Latin cannula a small tube of dim. of canna a reed, tube.] (Surg.) A small tube of metal, wood, or India rubber, used for various purposes, esp. for injecting or withdrawing fluids. It is usually associated with a trocar. [ Written also canula .]
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Cannula

A cannula is a small tube used in surgery through which any abnormal collection of fluid is drawn from the body.
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Cannula

A short, thin, and flexible tubing at the end of the infusion set that is inserted into the subcutaneous tissue to deliver insulin.
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Cannula

A special tube designed for placing drugs into the udder through the teat end and streak canal.
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cannula

A tube inserted into a duct or body cavity, for the purpose either of infusing or removing fluid.
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Cannula

A tube put into the body for giving, or draining off, fluid. It usually means a fine tube that goes into a vein.
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Cannula

Cannula: Simply a slender tube that can be inserted into a body cavity or duct. During the insertion of the cannula, its lumen (interior) is usually occupied by a trocar, a solid shaft, to stiffen it. The word 'cannula' is the diminutive of the Latin 'canna' (reed) = a little reed.
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Cannula

Noun: A hollow tube for insertion into the body by which fluids are introduced or removed. When you have a blood transfusion , a plastic cannula is inserted into your arm. With it blood can be given easily.
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Cannula

small plastic tube that is inserted into a blood vessel using a needle
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cannula

Type: Term Pronunciation: kan′yū-lă Definitions: 1. A tube that can be inserted into a cavity, usually by means of a trocar filling its lumen; after insertion of the cannula, the trocar is withdrawn and the cannula remains as a channel for the transport of fluid or passage of instruments.
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cannula

[n] - a small flexible tube inserted into a body cavity for draining off fluid or introducing medication
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