Canal

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CANAL. A trench dug for leading water in a particular direction, and confining it.
     2. Public canals are generally protected by the law which authorizes their being made. Various points have arisen under numerous laws authorizing the construction of canals, which have been decided in cases reported in 1 Yeates, 430; 1 Binn. 70; 1 Pennsyl. 462; 2 Pennsyl. 517; 7 Mass. 169; 1 Sumu. 46; 20 Johns. 103, 735; 2 Johns. 283; 7 John. Ch. 315; 1 Wend. 474; 5 Wend. 166; 8 Wend. 469; 4 Wend. 667; 6 Cowen, 698; 7 Cowen, 526 4 Hamm. 253; 5 Hamm. 141, 391; 6 Hamm. 126; 1 N. H. Rep. 339; See River.

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On otoscopic examination there was inflammation of the external ear canal distal to tympanic membrane (Fig.
Particularly, the patients suffering from erosion of the ear canal wall and those with widely distributed infectious foci that could not be completely cleared due to preservation of the posterior external ear canal wall were excluded.
This attack might only be limited to the surface layer of the skin lining the external ear canal.
Also, most ear infections in dogs involve the outer part of the ear, the external ear canal.
You don't have to change the tip of the SGAR for the size of the external ear canal.
Dr Mustafa said that the most common problems in children in UAE are fluid behind the eardrum because of a chronic middle ear infection and accumulation of wax in the external ear canal.
Swimmer's ear is characterized by pain, tenderness, redness, and swelling of the external ear canal.
The first, again from Uganda, is a case of toxoplamosis of the hard palate, and the second Pneumocystis jirovecii in the external ear canal.
The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) lies immediately anterior and adjacent to the external ear canal and is separated by a thin bony wall and capsule.
It can lead to otitis externa, infection and inflammation of the external ear canal.