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cannulate

 [kan´u-lāt]
to introduce a cannula, which may be left in place.

cannulate

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canulate

(kăn′yə-lāt′)
tr.v. cannu·lated, cannu·lating, cannu·lates
To insert a cannula into (a bodily cavity, duct, or vessel), as for the drainage of fluid or the administration of medication.
adj.
Tubular; hollow.

can′nu·la′tion n.

cannulate

to introduce a cannula, which may be left in place.