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any canal or passage.
cerebral aqueduct a narrow channel in the midbrain connecting the third and fourth ventricles and containing cerebrospinal fluid.
aqueduct of Fallopius the canal for the facial nerve in the temporal bone.
aq·ue·duct (ak'we-dŭkt), [TA]
A conduit or canal.
Anatomy A channel or passage in an organ or a body part, especially such a channel for conveying fluid.
aq·ue·duct (ahk'wă-dŭkt) [TA]
aqueduct A channel carrying water or other liquid. There are a dozen named aqueducts in the body. The aqueduct of the midbrain (aqueduct of Sylvius) is a narrow channel for cerebrospinal fluid lying between the third and fourth VENTRICLES of the brain.
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When the San Francisquito Dam along the acqueduct
burst in 1928, a wall of water and debris 60 feet high hurtling at up to 30 miles an hour wiped out entire communities in California's greatest disaster since the San Francisco earthquake of 1906.
Tenders are invited for Neeru chettu programme-somasila project-sfc-strenghthening of canal banks duly providing lining of 3l distributary of south feeder channel in between 2nd acqueduct
at km.2.070 and 3rd acqueduct
Tenders are invited for Neeru chettu programme-somasila project-sfc-strenghthening of canal banks duly providing lining of southfeeder channel in between d/s of acqueduct
at km.25.435 and u/s foot bridge at chinthalaatmakur sangam