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  • v. Present participle of cannulate.


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  • When otolaryngologists "irrigate the sinuses" it is done by performing a needle puncture into the sinus, or sometimes when possible by cannulating the middle meatus.


  • Used to lower brain temp. below that of general body temp. by cannulating carotid artery to 14 ◦ c while body temp. remains at 31-32 ◦ c.

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  • The same undertrained and terrified woman who had trouble cannulating and had removed fluid from me through carelessness or inability to read or whatever.

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