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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During this phase, there is a transient communication between the amnion and yolk sac, called the neurenteric canal.
Persistence of the entire primitive Neurenteric canal results in vertebral anomalies, whereas persistence of only part of the canal results in isolated intraspinal cyst.
The main assumption postulates that the cyst forms as a result of primary adhesion of endoderm anterior to the notochord, incomplete fusion of the notochord, persistence of the neurenteric canal or formation of a split notochord and displacement of endodermal cells.