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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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In cases of spontaneous abortion, the gestational sac will often appear collapsed or irregular, lack normal surrounding color Doppler flow, and may be displaced within the cervical canal when gentle pressure is applied with the endovaginal probe at the level of the internal os (the "sliding-organ" sign).
Ectocervical and cervical canal cells were sampled using the Cervex-Brush-type gynecological swab brush.
15] To determine whether a CSP has occurred, USG in the sagittal position can be used to indicate a clear uterine cavity and an empty cervical canal.
Increased risk of cervical canal infections with Intracervical Foley Catheter.
If you want to take a spin-off from the cervical canal, the vaginal part of the uterus exposed mirrors, outer mouth is rubbed with sterile cotton ball, and Volkmann spoon or forceps jaws are taken from the cervical canal discharge.
Transvaginal ultrasound revealed several linear intensely hyperechoic structure filling the cervical canal and endometrial cavity till the fundus and minimal fluid collection was detected in the Pouch of Douglas (Figure-1).
In addition, I also am trying to manage a narrowing of the cervical canal (stenosis) and a decrease in the space between vertebrae (spondylosis).
Torg-Pavlov ratio, the diameter of cervical canal to width of cervical body, which is used to predict the severity and occurrence of acute cervical spinal cord injury after minor trauma to the cervical spine, should be 1, with less than 0.