cannulate
can·nu·late also can·u·late (kănʹyə-lāt') tr.v. can·nu·lat·ed, can·nu·lat·ing, can·nu·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·laʹtion n.

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