cannula

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin cannula (small or low reed), diminutive of canna (cane, reed), from Ancient Greek κάννα (kanna, reed).

Noun[edit]

cannula (plural cannulas or cannulae or cannulæ)

  1. (medicine) A tube inserted in the body to drain or inject fluid.
  2. (aviation) A hose or tube that connects directly to an oxygen (O2) bottle/source from the user's nose, commonly used by aircraft pilots or others needing direct oxygen breathing apparatus.

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Noun[edit]

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cannula f (plural cannule)

  1. cannula

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of canna (cane, reed), from Ancient Greek κάννα (kanna, reed).

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Noun[edit]

cannula f (genitive cannulae); first declension

  1. A small or low reed.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative cannula cannulae
genitive cannulae cannulārum
dative cannulae cannulīs
accusative cannulam cannulās
ablative cannulā cannulīs
vocative cannula cannulae

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References[edit]

  • cannula in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879