Word of Week: Cannula

Increasing one’s vocabulary is a way to expand your mind and articulate your thoughts in new ways.  Below is the word of the week for the week of 05/18/20.

Cannula: noun : [kăn′yə-lə] : A flexible tube, usually containing a trocar at one end, that is inserted into a bodily cavity, duct, or vessel to drain fluid or administer a substance such as a medication.

Example: During the surgery Dr. James Andrews asked the nurse to grab a new cannula after the original was accidentally dropped on the floor.

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