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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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Based on these molecular findings, the team are now working to develop eye drops which would activate the regrowth of the clogged Schlemm's canal in models of the condition, in order to lower IOP.
The outer portion of the trabecular meshwork is known as the juxta-canalicular meshwork and the outer endothelial layer forms the inner wall of Schlemm's canal.
The aqueous humor passes from the anterior chamber through the trabecular meshwork (the drainage system "filter") into Schlemm's canal that is connected to the venous system.