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  • cannulation — noun the insertion of a cannula or tube into a hollow body organ • Syn: ↑canulation, ↑cannulization, ↑cannulisation, ↑canulization, ↑canulisation, ↑intubation • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • cannula — cannulation, n. /kan yeuh leuh/, n., pl. cannulas, cannulae / lee /. Surg. a metal tube for insertion into the body to draw off fluid or to introduce medication. Also, canula. [1675 85; < NL, L: small reed, equiv. to cann(a) CANE + ula ULE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Cannula — For other uses, see Cannula (disambiguation). 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 …   Wikipedia

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  • Allen's test — In medicine, Allen s test, also Allen test, is used to test blood supply to the hand. It is performed prior to radial arterial blood sampling or cannulation.It is named for Edgar Van Nuys Allen. [WhoNamedIt|synd|189] Testing for collateral… …   Wikipedia

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