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perfusion cannula

 

Definition:

  1. a double-barreled cannula used for irrigation of a cavity, the wash fluid passing into the cavity through one tube and out through the other;
  2. cannula used to perfuse an organ, used to flush a donor organ in preparation for transplantation.

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