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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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Histochemical analysis of glycoconjugate secretion in the alimentary canal of Anguilla anguilla L.
Stomach is one of the prime organs of fish alimentary canal and plays an important role in the digestion of ingested food stuffs for the growth and development of fish species.
What I find most amazing about earthworms, and indeed what still baffles scientists, is that the castings that come out of the worms' alimentary canals contain five times the nitrogen (N), seven times the phosphorus (P) and 11 times the potash (K) of the soil environment in which the worms live.
The body burdens of ciliates observed in the gill and alimentary canal varied significantly in Pacific Central mytilids (Table 1, Fig.
Other authors also reported that these cysts can be isolatedintradurally without any associated anomalies of the vertebrae and alimentary canal.
The Butt Out simplifies field dressing by enabling hunters to quickly remove the alimentary canal from deer and similar-sized animals.
1), the dissection and study of internal characters revealed morphological differences that made the identification of the species straightforward, including the musculature pattern on the right side of the body, presence of projections on the peripharyngeal groove, presence of secondary papillae on the pharynx, and size and position of the alimentary canal (Table 1).
Diseases affecting the gastrointestinal tract, which include the organs from mouth to anus, along the alimentary canal, are the focus of this specialty.
This paper describes the digestive systems of several families of Phasmatodea (Timematidae, Heteropterygidae, Diapheromeridae, Pseudophasmatidae, and Phasmatidae) plus the gut microbiome of these and one other (Phylliidae) to both verify past findings and provide a general description of the Phasmatodea alimentary canal.
Yes, we all know that the final product of the alimentary canal is sh**, but medical literature generally opts for more refined terminology.
The lining of the alimentary canal secretes, at specific sites, digestive enzymes, hydrochloric acid, mucin, and antibodies.