Ring canal


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Ring canal (Zoöl) the circular water tube which surrounds the esophagus of echinoderms.
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In literature:

The orbit is surrounded by a ring of muciferous canals, with open orifices, which are the only exterior vestiges of the suborbitar chain.
"Discoveries in Australia, Volume 1." by J Lort Stokes
Then De Lesseps and the canal ring descended upon Ismail and held him responsible for damages.
"A Fantasy of Mediterranean Travel" by S. G. Bayne
This feeling was intensified by the renewed activity of the old canal ring.
"A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3" by DeAlva Stanwood Alexander
The ring of the femoral canal, 12, is situated immediately below, but to the inner side of the internal inguinal ring, 3.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
A May morning on the Wey Canal rings with singing.
"Highways and Byways in Surrey" by Eric Parker
Beyond the outer ring of cultivation extends a desert as white and as saline as that which borders the Suez Canal.
"Southern Spain" by A.F. Calvert
The cordyli are scattered on the ring-canal.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 2" by Various

In news:

Cameron Hewitt Amsterdam will celebrate the 400th anniversary of its famous ring of canals in 2013.