from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of cannula.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See cannula, cannular, and cannulated.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See cannula.


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  • Then when the trocar is withdrawn, some portions of this dust will naturally remain upon the margin of the canula, which is left projecting into the abscess, and nothing is more likely than that some particles may fail to be washed off by the stream of out-flowing pus, but may be dislodged when the tube is taken out, and left behind in the cavity.

    Fragments of science, V. 1-2

  • "This little instrument," Kennedy explained, "which I have here is known as a canula, a little canal, for leading off blood from the veins of one person to another -- in other words, blood transfusion.

    The Dream Doctor

  • He also had the CPAP, then canula, down to nothing and he enjoyed time under the sun lights (lucky him there was a blizzard outside).

    My new favorite photo « A Bird’s Nest

  • No reason at all not learn from the person with a nasal canula, to love the person with a feeding tube.

    Pain and dying: lay down your life.

  • Hmm, yet he collectivly bags us in a radio interview The 'wrong canula in Paris hospital' story

    Cheeseburger Gothic » T-shirt design change proposal.

  • Pearl gasped, sucking air from her oxygen canula, hands gripped the armrests of her wheelchair, as if she could push the air in and out of her lungs that way.

    The Chihuahua Cure

  • I still have to get a canula put in my arm when I have the baby.

    Trypanophobia: Needle Phobia, fencing and my blood work

  • Dr. Kristin Neuhaus is an ex-abortionist, not because she came to her senses but because she'd gotten in so much trouble with the Kansas Medical Board that even that crew of inDUHviduals decided it wasn't safe to let her near a uterus with a canula in her hand.

    Ex-abortionist can make damaging revelations

  • But as I sit here, aching from the exam I had on Monday, with a nice lump where the canula was and a throb where, um, yes, well...


  • The pain from the canula is far greater than the pain from the examination, which is a relief.

    It's all over


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