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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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Table 1: Variations in Number of Nutrient Foramina Observed in Forearm Long Bones Number of Right Left Total Bones Foramen Side Side Number Radius (n=50) 0 1 3 4 1 25 20 45 2 0 1 1 Ulna (n=50) 0 0 1 1 1 21 27 48 2 0 1 1 Table 2: Various Directions of the Nutrient Canal Observed in the Forearm Long Bones Total No.
The left nutrient canal is abnormally larger than the right, thus the size of the canals ([H.
The present study gains clinical significance as the anatomy of the nutrient foramen especially its consistent location and the large size becomes important because fractures involving upper third of tibia through the nutrient canal which disturbs the blood supply to the shaft.