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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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  • 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

Example sentences of the word root-canal


1. Noun Phrase
Dental professionals may also perform a root canal in an attempt to save the infected tooth.

2. Noun Phrase
The best treatment is a root canal.

3. Noun Phrase
More extensive tooth decay may require a crown or root canal treatment.

4. Noun Phrase
If the decay kills your tooth’s nerve, a root canal will be needed.

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. root

noun. ['ˈruːt'] (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground.

Synonyms

  • ginseng
  • sarsaparilla root
  • root hair
  • calamus
  • oyster plant
  • prop root
  • horseradish root
  • salsify
  • dasheen
  • chicory
  • orris
  • root system
  • senega
  • Hottentot bread
  • taproot
  • horseradish
  • root cap
  • adventitious root
  • rootlet
  • chicory root
  • bark
  • briarroot
  • plant organ
  • rootage
  • mandrake
  • pneumatophore
  • eddo
  • parenchyma
  • licorice root
  • taro
  • manioc
  • parsnip
  • orrisroot
  • carrot
  • Hottentot's bread
  • cocoyam
  • radish
  • cassava

Antonyms

  • autumnal equinox
  • inelasticity
  • ancestor
  • unconnectedness

Etymology

  • root (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wroten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wrotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. root

verb. ['ˈruːt'] take root and begin to grow.

Antonyms

  • child

Etymology

  • root (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wroten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wrotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. root

noun. ['ˈruːt'] (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed.

Synonyms

  • root word
  • descriptor
  • signifier
  • theme
  • word form
  • radical
  • stem
  • form

Antonyms

  • undock
  • break
  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness

Etymology

  • root (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wroten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wrotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. root

noun. ['ˈruːt'] the place where something begins, where it springs into being.

Synonyms

  • birthplace
  • source
  • provenance
  • point source
  • place of origin
  • wellhead
  • jumping-off place
  • trailhead
  • head
  • cradle
  • derivation
  • fountainhead
  • headwater
  • trail head
  • origin
  • wellspring
  • headspring
  • home
  • beginning
  • provenience
  • point of departure
  • spring
  • rootage

Antonyms

  • death
  • crossbred
  • purebred
  • ending

Etymology

  • root (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wroten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wrotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. root

noun. ['ˈruːt'] the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation.

Synonyms

  • set

Antonyms

  • tail
  • foot

Etymology

  • root (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wroten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wrotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. root

noun. ['ˈruːt'] a number that, when multiplied by itself some number of times, equals a given number.

Synonyms

  • cube root
  • number

Antonyms

  • subordinate
  • descending
  • absolute

Etymology

  • root (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wroten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wrotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. root

noun. ['ˈruːt'] a simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes.

Synonyms

  • signifier
  • word form
  • etymon
  • form

Antonyms

  • follower
  • natural depression
  • follow
  • rear

Etymology

  • root (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wroten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wrotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. root

verb. ['ˈruːt'] become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style.

Synonyms

  • stabilize
  • settle
  • steady down
  • settle down
  • roost
  • stabilise

Antonyms

  • destabilise
  • Lady
  • noblewoman
  • female

Etymology

  • root (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wroten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wrotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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