cannula

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Etymology[edit]

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

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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 from an oxygen (O2) bottle/source to the user's nose, commonly used by aircraft pilots or others needing direct oxygen breathing apparatus.

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin cannula.

Noun[edit]

cannula f (plural cannule)

  1. cannula

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From canna +‎ -ula.

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Noun[edit]

cannula f (genitive cannulae); first declension

  1. Diminutive of canna: a small reed or tube-shaped object.

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cannula cannulae
Genitive cannulae cannulārum
Dative cannulae cannulīs
Accusative cannulam cannulās
Ablative cannulā cannulīs
Vocative cannula cannulae

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Descendants[edit]

  • Romanian: canură
  • Taranto: cánulo "candle"
  • Cerignano: cánele "candle"
  • Subiaco: cannuia "corncob"
  • Venetian: canola; candola (Treviso)
  • Friulian: canule

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