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Meaning of CANNULA

Pronunciation:  'kanyulu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a small flexible tube inserted into a body cavity for draining off fluid or introducing medication
 

CANNULA is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: tube, tubing

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Can"nu*la\, n. [L. 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}.]

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A small tube which a surgeon or doctor inserts into a body cavity, duct or vessel for therapeutic purposes.
 

 

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