noun, plural can·nu·las, can·nu·lae [kan-yuh-lee] /ˈkæn yəˌli/. Surgery.
Related formscan·nu·la·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for cannula
The iodoform is injected by means of a glass-barrelled syringe, which is firmly screwed on to the cannula.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Attached to the handle was a thumb-rest and a tube for removing or adding fluids and a perforator within the cannula.
The instruments used are a small trocar and cannula, which are introduced between the eighth and ninth ribs.
He inserted a cannula of silver through the mouth until its head met an obstruction.Medieval Medicine|James J. (James Joseph) Walsh
It is well, accordingly, to observe the cannula closely, and if gas is found to be issuing from it it should not be removed.