a metal tube for insertion into the body to draw off fluid or to introduce medication.
noun (pl) -las, -lae (-ˌliː)
(surgery) a narrow tube for insertion into a bodily cavity, as for draining off fluid, introducing medication, etc
a city in SE Brazil, N of Pôrto Alegre. Historical Examples Mexico Susan Hale On the Spanish Main John Masefield On the Spanish Main John Masefield The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898–Volume 39 of 55 Various On the Spanish Main John Masefield The pleasant historie of the conquest of the VVeast India, now called new Spayne Francisco […]
any of various slender, open boats, tapering to a point at both ends, propelled by paddles or sometimes sails and traditionally formed of light framework covered with bark, skins, or canvas, or formed from a dug-out or burned-out log or logs, and now usually made of aluminum, fiberglass, etc. any of various small, primitive light […]
paper birch. Historical Examples The Young Voyageurs Mayne Reid The Young Voyageurs Mayne Reid Birds and Bees, Sharp Eyes and, Other Papers John Burroughs
a competitive event in which a canoeist maneuvers through a slalom course, usually in white water.