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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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Proton therapy in pediatric skull base and cervical canal low-grade bone malignancies.
Association of burners with cervical canal and foraminal stenosis.
16) and could not be substantiated by our study, although it is noteworthy that 4 patients in our nulliparous group could not have MS owing to inability to gain access to the cervical canal (failed MS), a technical challenge in this subset of patients that cannot be overlooked.
Moreover," the authors wrote, "persistence of the menstrual blood after menstruation in the cervix may negatively influence the mucus quality and sperm quality, obstruct sperm transport through the cervical canal, [and] interfere with embryo implantation, leading to secondary infertility.
I do have narrowing of the cervical canal, excess bone build up in the spine, bone spurs, and wearing down of the spinal discs.
As adenocarcinomas start in the cervical canal, these can be more difficult to detect with cervical screening.
The "pincher" mechanism occurs when the cervical canal is narrowed by the movement of one vertebra on top of another during extreme flexion to hyperextension.
Endocervical curettage: Cells are scraped from inside the cervical canal using a spoon-shaped instrument called a curette to help make a more precise diagnosis.
We present a patient who developed an epidural hematoma of the cervical canal during anticoagulant therapy.
Repair of cervical opening defect involves a surgical technique that reinforces the cervical muscle by placing sutures above the opening of the cervix to narrow the cervical canal.
Sometimes bleeding between periods occurs when delicate cells lining the cervical canal are also found on the outer cervix.
About FEMCERV FEMCERV is intended for women who have received an abnormal pap smear result or have other factors that require a sampling of her cervical canal (i.