how to pronounce cannula


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the above transcription of cannula is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

cannula is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of cannula in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… catheter or putting in a cannula and the …”

meanings of cannula


  1. A tube inserted in the body to drain or inject fluid.
  2. 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.

cannula frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cannula occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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