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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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These are: Type I, in which the gonadal arteries arise from the aorta behind or below the renal vein and proceed downwards and laterally into the inguinal canal; Type II, where the artery arises from the aorta above the level of the renal vein and crosses in front of it; and Type III, where the gonadal arteries arise from the aorta behind or below the renal vein and courses upwards to arch over the renal vein.
However, due to increasing incidence of recurrence, these methods were replaced by tension free repair which reinforces the posterior wall of inguinal canal by a suitable material.
2: Undetached strip of external oblique aponeurosis forming the posterior wall of inguinal canal.
Tte- migration of testis to opposite side where both testis pass through same inguinal canal. Initially both male and female embryos have wolffian ducts and mullerian ducts.
DISCUSSION: Embryologically, female inguinal canal encompasses two main anatomic structures-gubernaculum ovarii and processus vaginalis.
Hernia type according to Gilbert classification system as modified by Rutkow and Robbins MIP TEP n= 113 n= 112 Type 1 Indirect hernia, intact inner ring 18 16 Type 2 Indirect hernia, extended inner 52 49 ring [less than or equal to] 4 cm Type 3 Indirect hernia, inner ring > 4 cm 15 16 Type 4 Direct hernia, posterior 18 20 wall of inguinal canal is defective Type 5 Direct hernia, diverticular 1 0 defect in suprapubic position Type 6 Simultaneous direct 8 8 and indirect component Type 7 Femoral hernia 1 3 MIP: Minimally invasive preperitoneal; TEP: Total extraperitoneal.
Imaging will reveal a characteristic "curlicue" course of the ureter that extends into the inguinal canal and scrotum.
The distal parts of the bilateral ureters and the prostate were seen to be pulled toward the inguinal canal (Figure 2).
X-Ray abdomen did not show any intestinal obstruction and ultrasound inguinal canal showed presence of gut loop only.
Inguinal hernia occurs when tissue, such as the intestines, protrudes through the inguinal canal, a weak spot near the groin in the human abdominal wall.
An unusual finding in the inguinal canal of a 26week pregnant patient.