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aqueduct

 [ak´wĕ-dukt″]
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.
sylvian aqueduct (aqueduct of Sylvius) (ventricular aqueduct) cerebral aqueduct.

aq·ue·duct

(ak'we-dŭkt), [TA]
A conduit or canal.
Synonym(s): aqueductus [TA]
[L. aquaeductus]

aqueduct

(ăk′wĭ-dŭkt′)
n.
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]
A conduit or canal.
Synonym(s): aqueductus [TA] .
[L. aquaeductus]

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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The trust said measures at the aqueduct meant it was "safe for normal use and that the control regime adequately addresses the risks with normal use".
"It's remarkable to think that the first aqueduct was so successful, and Glasgow grew so quickly, that within 30 years they had to repeat the process and build a second aqueduct to double the output.These pictures are an important part of that story and I'm delighted we were able to save them."
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Also, China charged a higher commitment fee equivalent to 0.4 percent of the undisbursed amount for Angat aqueduct, while the government obtained just 0.3 percent on Kaliwa dam, the Finance chief said.
As modern day engineers are starting a multi-million pound refurbishment project on part of the aqueduct, the recently-discovered photos provide a fascinating insight into the structure which was officially opened by Queen Victoria almost 160 years ago, in October 1859.
The Egyptian government has unveiled a plan to overhaul the aqueduct as part of an ambitious scheme to make Cairo a city of heritage and a tourist attraction as the country's ailing tourism industry is recovers from a seven-year slump.
The design removes the entire drive deck above the aqueduct, along with its supporting set of stone arches, exposing the original Erie Canal bed.
Water supplier United Utilities (UU) discovered in 2016 that extensive work needs to be done on the aqueduct, which was built in 1955 and is the largest of two to channel water into the Manchester area.