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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 upper and posterior semicircular canal did not have any fistula.
Repeated Dix-Hallpike tests were positive for left sided posterior semicircular canal BPPV despite multiple particle repositioning procedures over a period of three years.
This suggests that the vestibular semicircular canals may be "designed" as transducers for head velocity (Milsum, 1966).
After the session the patient maintains strict bed rest for 1-2 days with the head of the bed raised at a 30-degree angle to prevent the otoconia from moving back into the semicircular canal.
Facial nerve canal was identified and preserved, semicircular canal preserved.
sup][14] Briefly, under general anesthesia, cortical mastoidectomy was performed with identification of the horizontal semicircular canal, tegmen, sigmoid sinus, and mastoid antrum after making a postauricular incision.
suction, excessive movements of ossicles, damage to oval window or lateral semicircular canal during removal of cholesteatoma or granulations from these sensitive areas.
An inertial angular acceleration detector based on an orthogonal semicircular canal system could be easily added to a robot by using connectivity and coding principles derived from crab equilibrium interneurons, which are described below.
Although humans and apes share many aspects of inner-ear anatomy, humans display markedly larger semicircular canals relative to body weight, Spoor holds.
HRCT was able to identify erosion of semicircular canal in 4 patients and facial nerve canals in 2 patients, which were well correlated with surgical findings [Fig.
Routine mastoidectomy was performed to expose the eminence of the horizontal semicircular canal and the short crus of the incus.
Superior semicircular canal dehiscence and an abnormally wide internal auditory meatus are clinical entities characterized by vestibular and cochlear symptoms.