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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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It uses a slender rod to emit a 360-degree laser throughout the vaginal canal promoting the production of collagen which tightens and strengthen the muscle that support the bladder," says Dr.
The head is grasped with forceps, crushed and then removed through the vaginal canal.
Wings held the transmitter inside the vaginal canal and dimensions of wings were 6.
However, the conclusions drawn from reviews about the use of chlorhexidine for cleansing the maternal vaginal canal and newborn skin are that a randomised controlled trial, preferably done in a developing country, is needed before this intervention is accepted globally.
Lacking support, these organs press upon the vagina and can eventually protrude through the vaginal canal.
This strengthens the vaginal canal and pelvic floor muscles, helping control urine flow and enhancing orgasm.
Your labia, the petal-like flaps of skin outside your vaginal canal, follow the same rule.
Internal evaluation of pelvic floor muscle strength involves wearing sterile gloves and lubricating the middle and the index fingers which are then gently inserted into the vaginal canal with the finger pads turned towards the sacrum.
Then the fetus can be transferred via the vaginal canal to a woman who cannot conceive but desperately wants a child.
Clement perceived the difficulty in getting the baby out of the vaginal canal, he ordered the attending nurses to push on the mother's abdomen to facilitate the delivery.