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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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