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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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Nanda, "Dorello's Canal and Gruber's Ligament: Historical Perspective," Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B: Skull Base, vol.
[1] Infection and inflammation of petrous apex involves 6th cranial nerve at the Dorello's canal and 5th cranial nerve in the Meckel's cave.
Later, in 1872, Italian anatomist Primo Dorello conducted a more detailed study of this area, which describes the connection between the apex and posterior clinoid process forms a hollow bone, ligament and the petrosphenoidal close this concavity at its upper edge forming one fibro osseous canal, often referred to by the eponym of "Dorello's canal" (Forbis, 1998).