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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The number of Haversian canals in guineafowl hen's long bones is fewer than in roosters.
11) There has been research to also indicate the nutrient rich Haversian canals within bone can act as pain-sensitive structures (29), allowing for deep-seated bone pain in daily activities.
Exudates from bone marrow cavities spread into Haversian canals and formed a kind of sockets around the blood vessels and compressed them.