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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 Vertebral 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

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)

Sentences with vertebral-canal


1. Noun Phrase
No specific cause of cervical instability syndrome is known, but dogs afflicted with the condition have herniated, slipped or bulging discs, or bony abnormalities in the vertebral canal around the spinal cord.

2. Noun Phrase
Lumbosacral stenosis, also known as canine equine syndrome, is a congenital ordegenerative condition that causes narrowing in the vertebral canal.

3. Noun Phrase
The femoral nerve is a branch off the combined nerve fibers of the L2, L3 and L4 nerves, which converge after exiting the vertebral canal.

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