nutrient canal


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nu·tri·ent ca·nal

[TA]
a canal in the shaft of a long bone or in other locations in irregular bones through which the nutrient artery enters a bone.

nutrient canal

See interdental canal.

nu·tri·ent ca·nal

(nū'trē-ĕnt kă-nal') [TA]
A canal in the shaft of a long bone or in other locations in irregular bones through which the nutrient artery enters a bone.
Synonym(s): canalis nutricius [TA] .

nu·tri·ent ca·nal

(nū'trē-ĕnt kă-nal') [TA]
A canal in the shaft of a long bone or in other locations in irregular bones through which the nutrient artery enters a bone.
Synonym(s): canalis nutricius [TA] .
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I've often wondered why the medical approach to counter the build-up of plaquing in the arteries continues to be concentrating on thinning the blood with medication (aspirin or coumadin), so it can more easily flow through smaller nutrient canals.