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cannula

Saltos de línea: can|nula
Pronunciación: /ˈkanjʊlə
 
/

Definición de cannula en inglés:

sustantivo (plural cannulae /-liː/ or cannulas)

Surgery
A thin tube inserted into a vein or body cavity to administer medication, drain off fluid, or insert a surgical instrument.
Example sentences
  • An intravenous cannula is inserted and fluids are administered directly into the circulation.
  • The company's surgical navigator uses radiographic imaging to help a surgeon accurately guide cannulae and surgical instruments to targeted areas of the spine.
  • Umbilical tapes are placed around the SVC and IVC cannulas to hold the cannulas and tourniquets in place during surgery.

Origen

late 17th century: from Latin 'small reed', diminutive of canna (see cane).

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