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canalization

 [kan″al-ĭ-za´shun]
1. formation of canals, natural or morbid.
2. surgical establishment of canals for drainage.

can·a·li·za·tion

(kan'ăl-ī-zā'shŭn),
The formation of canals or channels in a tissue.

canalization

/can·a·li·za·tion/ (kan″ah-lĭ-za´shun)
1. formation of canals, natural or pathologic.
2. surgical creation of canals for drainage.
4. in psychology, formation in the central nervous system of new pathways by repeated passage of nerve impulses.

canalization

[kan′əlīzā′shən]
the formation of canals or passages through any tissue.

can·a·li·za·tion

(kan'ă-lī-zā'shŭn)
The formation of canals or channels in a tissue.

canalization

Forming a channel. A blood vessel blocked by blood clot may, in time, recanalize.

canalization

1. the formation of canals, natural or morbid.
2. the surgical establishment of canals for drainage.

Patient discussion about canalization

Q. How much does a root canal hurt? I have to get a root canal for my bottom tooth. I was wondering how much they hurt. And do you have any suggestions that help distract from the pain? Thanks.

A. i did one about two years ago- even the injection wasn't too bad! didn't feel a thing. but after the anesthesia worn off it hurt. but then the dentist told me to take Advil or any other NSAID and it helped.

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The results of this and other studies point to some important gaps in our knowledge about factors that determine the patterns and prevalence of noise-amplifying and noise-dampening forces in natural communities: (1) Although physiological constraints and trade-offs have the potential to canalize some successional trends, key questions remain about the general patterns of trade-offs among different systems and about the conditions that regulate their relative importance.
Speaking at a ceremony of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing between the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) in Karachi last week, Yaseen Anwar Governor SBP said that the agent network under branchless banking umbrella has exceeded 20,000 agents, who have helped to canalize 50 million financial transactions worth more than Rs190 billion while the number of bank branches at present is only ten thousand (10,000).
The epithelial buds enlarge and the glands canalize before the completion of acini development.