Channel

Channel

a furrow, gutter, or groovelike passageway.

See: canal.

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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