noun, plural can·u·las, can·u·lae [kan-yuh-lee] /ˈkæn yəˌli/. Surgery.
noun, plural can·nu·las, can·nu·lae [kan-yuh-lee] /ˈkæn yəˌli/. Surgery.
Origin of cannula
Examples from the Web for canula
The canula was then drawn out with due precaution against the reflux of air.Fragments of science, V. 1-2|John Tyndall
M. M. Put milk into a bladder tied to a canula or catheter; introduce it past the stricture, and press it into the stomach.Zoonomia, Vol. II|Erasmus Darwin
The time for removal of the canula varies according to the condition.
To prevent this, a canula, or little tube, should be inserted through both orifices as soon as the puncture is made.Sheep, Swine, and Poultry|Robert Jennings
Attempts used to be made to leave a catheter or canula in the bladder wound to prevent infiltration.A Manual of the Operations of Surgery|Joseph Bell