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VESSEL, mar. law. A ship, brig, sloop or other craft used in navigation. 1 Boul. Paty, tit. 1, p. 100. See sup.
     2. By an act of congress, approved July 29, 1850, it is provided that any person, not being an owner, who shall on the high seas, willfully, with. intent to burn or destroy, set fire to any ship or other vessel, or otherwise attempt the destruction of such ship or other vessel, being the property of any citizen or citizens of the United States, or procure the same to be done, with the intent aforesaid, and being thereof lawfully convicted, shall suffer imprisonment to hard labor, for a term not exceeding ten years, nor less than three years, according to the aggravation of the offence.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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EA stimulation was administrated at three pairs of acupuncture points, including two pairs of Governor Vessel acupoints: (1) GV9 (Zhiyang) and GV6 (Jizhong) points; (2) GV2 (Yaoshu) and GV1 (Changqiang) points); and two ST36 (Zusanli) points in the hindlimbs (Figure 2).
Our previous studies suggested that EA on the Governor Vessel could promote the expression of NT-3 in the injured area of the spinal cord, which was not only good to the differentiation and integration of transplanted cells but also well to the survival of host neurons and their axon regeneration [28, 60].
Recent studies indicated that Zhongwan (CV12) acupuncture point is associated with related acupuncture points in the conception vessel, governor vessel, and bladder meridian of the foot taiyang, such as acupoints Feishu (BL13), Xinshu (BL15), Ganshu (BL18), Pishu (BL20), Shenshu (BL23), and Dachangshu (BL25) [28].

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