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English definition of “canal”

canal

noun [C] (TUBE IN BODY)    /kəˈnæl/
specialized medical a narrow tube through which air , fluid , or other substances can pass : The alimentary canal is the path by which food enters the body , and solid waste is passed out.Substances and structures in the body
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