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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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Others include foveal and optic atrophy and in some cases development of collaterals which helped in improvement of vision.
Colour vision was severely impaired (0/15 on Ishihara pseudoisochromatic plates) and funduscopy revealed bilateral profound optic atrophy (Fig.
The apamin has been implicated in the development of ophthalmoplegia (secondary to neuroparalysis of the third cranial nerve), iridoplegia, optic neuritis, papilledema and optic atrophy (2).
Optic atrophy and visual impairment were major features reported in six patients.
Repeated ophthalmic examination revealed bilateral optic atrophy with left macular choroiditis.
Fifteen-year-old Chris, of Brighouse, suffers from Leber's optic atrophy, an eye condition which gradually causes blindness.
Helen Ryan, 35, who suffers from a visual impairment known as optic atrophy and who also lives in Upton, said: ``Some of the route didn't even appear on the map as it is so new.
Warfarin embryopathy is marked by mental retardation, optic atrophy nasal hypoplasia, and cataracts.
They can also cause retro-orbital pain, proptosis, and ipsilateral optic atrophy as a result of erosion into the orbital cavity.
Kuldip Vaid testified that the patient's lost vision was the result of optic atrophy, which indicated a loss of functioning in her optic nerve.
She came to see me, however, after an onset of blindness in the right eye resulting in optic atrophy.
Four developed corneal opacification, and one each developed optic neuritis, optic atrophy, uveitis, seventh cranial nerve palsy, and vertical nystagmus.