Canal

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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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Supernumerary teeth and teeth with resorbed roots, calcified canals, extensive periapical lesion and abnormal canal curvatures were excluded from the study.
Teeth with calcified canals, immature open apices, fractured roots, external root resorptions and broken down roots were discarded.
The exclusion criteria were third molars, teeth with lost reference points during extractions, teeth with calcified canals, supernumerary teeth, grossly carious teeth with loss of two third or more of coronal structure.