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1. semicircular

adjective. ['ˌsɛmiːˈsɝːkjəlɝ, ˌsɛmaɪˈsɝːkjəlɝ, ˌsɛməˈsɝːkjəlɝ'] curved into a half circle.

Synonyms

  • curved

Antonyms

  • contour
  • untwisted

Etymology

  • circular (English)
  • semi- (English)
  • semi- (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word semicircular-canal


1. Noun Phrase
The vestibule and semicircular canal controls balance and uses electrical impulses to orient the dog.

2. Noun Phrase
In the inner ear there are semicircular canals where liquid moves as the dog's head changes position.

3. Noun Phrase
Nerve impulses can also be activated by another mechanism in the inner ear that is called the semicircular canal.

2. 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)

3. 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)

4. 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)

5. 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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