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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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Keywords: Double outlet right ventricle Cyanotic heart disease Atrioventricular canal defect Pulmonary stenosis.
Between the atrium and ventricle the heart remained undilated and this narrow region was the atrioventricular canal (Figure 2).
Furthermore, Notch signaling is involved in the development of the atrioventricular canal, the aortic valve, the ventricles, and the outflow tract during mammalian cardiogenesis (4).
The cardiac ultrasound scan confirmed an acyanotic cardiac lesion with a complete atrioventricular canal defect, a common atrium, an interrupted inferior vena cava, a small patent ductus arteriosus and a moderate ventricular septal defect.
Pale type congenital heart defects with arteriovenous shunt: defect of interventricular septum (IVSD), defect of interatrial septum (IASD), open arterial duct (OAD); open atrioventricular canal (AVC);
I have watched the close-up video of our cardiac surgeons repairing a complex atrioventricular canal defect.
Among patients with severe ACHD--that is, those with univentricular heart, atrioventricular canal defects, tetralogy of Fallot, truncus arteriosus, or transposition of the great arteries--the lifetime risk of atrial arrhythmia was 60%.
In addition to the situs inversus totalis, a complete right-to-left reversal of the thoracic and abdominal organs, and her heart being on the right side of her chest, a condition known as dextrocardia, Isabelle's heart has at least seven severe defects, including: transposition of the great arteries; the pulmonary stenosis that keeps her heart from pumping enough blood; and atrioventricular canal defect, a condition that includes her having a large hole in the center of her heart.

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