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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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On the types of fish food and variations in the relative length of alimentary canal with the description of the latter.
Although the alimentary canal shows striking differences in its morphology and function due to variation of habitats and feeding behavior, the histological structure of intestine of different species comprises of four layers which is common in all fishes.
Wolff, "Heterotopic gastric epithelium in the rectum: a report of three new cases with a review of 87 cases of gastric heterotopia in the alimentary canal.," American Journal of Clinical Pathology, vol.
Antimicrobial activity of alimentary canal extracts from red palm weevil larvae was studied against E.
Opening scenes find him toiling through the alimentary canal of a worm the length of many football fields in search of a client's lost bracelet, all the while keeping up a lively, freewheeling internal monologue that touches on everything from the volume of mush a worm can disgorge to the competitive nature of intergalactic sex.
Tumors of the alimentary canal. In:Meuten, DJT (Ed.), Tumors in domestic animals.
Enteric cysts, first described by Blasius in 1711,7 can be found anywhere in the alimentary canal. About 7-20% of enteric cysts are found in the thorax3 while only 1-2% of all mediastinal cysts are enteric cysts.2
An old hand at deft inquiry, Roach is the author of, among others, Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal; Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void; and Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers.
Ciliates were quantified by tissue type (viz., gill and alimentary canal), as were the gregarines (viz., body, gill, and mantle).
Other authors also reported that these cysts can be isolatedintradurally without any associated anomalies of the vertebrae and alimentary canal. [15, 23]
The combo includes the Butt Out 2 tool for easy removal of the alimentary canal and the Gut Hook to quickly open the body cavity without fear of puncturing internal organs.