Canal

Canal

a duct or channel; a tubular structure. A canal or channel.

See: canal, duct.

Synonym: canalis.

Origin: L. Canalis a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; the tear duct was obstructed; the alimentary canal; poison is released through a channel in the snakes fangs.

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