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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Likewise, the inferior alveolar canal is a benchmark for performing procedures on the posterior mandible.
In radiographic findings, enlargement of inferior alveolar canal is extremely unusual, and it is often related to malformations or benign lesions [14,15].
Keywords: Keratocystic odontogenic tumor; cone beam computed tomography; impacted tooth; inferior alveolar canal; bone destruction
There was mandibular hypoplasia with narrow right condylar process, deepening of the right sigmoid notch, pseudoelongation of the ipsilateral condylar neck, thinner ramus and body, widened inferior alveolar canal, and enlarged mental foramen.
The inferior alveolar canal roof was identified, however, the inferior alveolar nerve was never visualized.
Gu, "Inferior alveolar canal course: a radiographic study," Clinical Oral Implants Research, vol.