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.

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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The left nutrient canal is abnormally larger than the right, thus the size of the canals ([H.sub.1], [N.sub.1]) and their position with respect to the dorsal surface ([DD.sub.1]) and to one another ([IC.sub.1]) were considered too uncertain for comparison with other istiophorids.
Anatomical abbreviations: A, articular; DE, dentary; LA, lacrimal; LE, lateral ethmoid; M, maxillary; NA, nasal; NC, nutrient canal; PD, predentary; PM, premaxilla; PN, prenasal; S, sclerotic; + denotes extinct taxon.
The direction of nutrient canal was observed in 100 forearm long bones [Table 2].