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central canal

[′sen·trəl kə′nal]
(anatomy)
The small canal running through the center of the spinal cord from the conus medullaris to the lower part of the fourth ventricle; represents the embryonic neural tube.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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25 side canals or tunnels are connected by a central canal underneath El Deposito.
The former Municipal Bank was built between 1931 and 1933 as part of a wave of development to replace the factories and houses that had sprung up around the central canal with a civic centre that included the Hall of Memory and Baskerville House.
On MRI, it was more effective in patients with mild-to-moderate central canal stenosis.
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One is central canal stenosis, where the compression occurs on the spinal cord within the spinal canal before the nerves exit to the lower extremities.
Another flag bearer for adaptive reuse is the Pulitzer Hotel, a series of landmarked townhouses and an oasis of a private garden in the central canal district.
Anatomically, degenerative LSS can involve the central canal, the foramina, the extraforaminal zone, or a combination of these locations.
However, patients revealing obvious central canal stenosis, congenital canal stenosis, locked facets, spondylolisthesis (Meyerding Grade II or more), moderate to severe scoliosis, or mere segmental canal stenosis without radiographic evidence of instability or spondylolisthesis were ruled out in this research.

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