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1. canal

noun. ['kəˈnæl'] a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance.

Synonyms

  • epididymis
  • pore
  • sinus
  • gastrointestinal tract
  • GI tract
  • cerebral aqueduct
  • spinal canal
  • common bile duct
  • ductus deferens
  • umbilical
  • umbilical cord
  • vertebral canal
  • canaliculus
  • sinus venosus sclerae
  • inguinal canal
  • Sylvian aqueduct
  • lacrimal duct
  • hepatic duct
  • ureter
  • canal of Schlemm
  • passageway
  • digestive tract
  • bile duct
  • alimentary tract
  • ejaculatory duct
  • lymph vessel
  • lymphatic vessel
  • aqueductus cerebri
  • nasolacrimal duct
  • canalis cervicis uteri
  • ampulla
  • vagina
  • canalis vertebralis
  • bronchiole
  • salivary duct
  • Haversian canal
  • epithelial duct
  • duct
  • Schlemm's canal
  • ductulus
  • canalis inguinalis
  • channel
  • passage
  • lactiferous duct
  • alimentary canal
  • urethra
  • vas deferens
  • pancreatic duct
  • tear duct
  • lachrymal duct
  • cartilaginous tube
  • seminal duct
  • venous sinus
  • cervical canal
  • digestive tube

Antonyms

  • expand
  • uncut
  • switch on
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • canalis (Latin)
  • canna (Latin)

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Rhymes with Inguinal Canal

  • institucional
  • internacional
  • guadalcanal
  • nasional
  • commerciale
  • carvajal
  • carbajal
  • rationale
  • perceval
  • maneval
  • dolezal
  • pascale
  • pascal
  • nadal
  • l'oreal
  • generale
  • coval
  • chaparral
  • cargal
  • amaral
  • yigal
  • vitale
  • vidal
  • roubal
  • prchal
  • locale
  • lasalle
  • huval
  • duval
  • doral

Sentences with inguinal-canal


1. Noun Phrase
The inguinal canal can be thought as a tunnel that goes through the abdominal wall.

2. Noun Phrase
In women, the ligament that helps to keep the uterus in place is carried by the inguinal canal.

3. Noun Phrase
They are more common in men because the spermatic duct runs through the inguinal canal.

4. Noun Phrase
A raise in pressure increases the force against the inguinal canal, increasing the chance of herniation.

2. canal

verb. ['kəˈnæl'] provide (a city) with a canal.

Synonyms

  • canalize
  • provide
  • render
  • furnish
  • canalise

Antonyms

  • attend
  • increased
  • erase
  • unabridged

Etymology

  • canalis (Latin)
  • canna (Latin)

3. canal

noun. ['kəˈnæl'] long and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation.

Synonyms

  • lock chamber
  • waterway
  • cut
  • lock
  • watercourse
  • raceway
  • ship canal
  • lockage
  • industrial watercourse
  • race

Antonyms

  • thicken
  • inflate
  • deflate
  • increase

Etymology

  • canalis (Latin)
  • canna (Latin)

4. canal

noun. ['kəˈnæl'] (astronomy) an indistinct surface feature of Mars once thought to be a system of channels; they are now believed to be an optical illusion.

Antonyms

  • undiluted

Etymology

  • canalis (Latin)
  • canna (Latin)
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