stone canal


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Related to stone canal: Ring Canal, radial canal

stone canal

[′stōn kə‚nal]
(invertebrate zoology)
A canal in many echinoderms that has a more or less calcified wall and that leads from the madreporite to the ring vessel.
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The Star Fraction almost puts forward a conspiratorial interpretation of events, and in The Stone Canal, that's dismissed; all the events of The Star Fraction are alluded to in a passing paragraph.
Beside the cut stone canal locks and weirs are stone and brick factory buildings, stately mansions, handsome commercial blocks and substantial working class housing.