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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KEY WORDS: Posterior condylar canal, bilateral, unilateral, variation
Occasionally, within this fossa, a foramen may be present, which is called as the condylar canal or the posterior condylar canal.
We collected 50 dry adult skulls from the Department of Anatomy, ESIC Medical College and PGIMSR, Chennai, to study the unilateral or bilateral presence or absence of the posterior condylar canal.