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Walter B., U.S. physiologist, 1871-1945. See: Cannon ring, Cannon theory, Cannon-Bard theory, Bernard-Cannon homeostasis.
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n. pl. cannon or can·nons
1. A round bit for a horse.
2. Zoology The section of the lower leg in some hoofed mammals between the hock or knee and the fetlock, containing the cannon bone.
v. can·noned, can·noning, can·nons
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