Canalization
Canalization Ca*nal`i*za"tion, n. Construction of, or furnishing with, a canal or canals. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Canalization — may refer to:*Channelization, the process of modifying the course of a stream so that it follows a restricted path * In River engineering the process of introducing weirs and locks to a river so as to secure a defined depth suitable for… …   Wikipedia

  • canalization — canalization. См. гомеорез. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • canalization — (Amer.) can·al·i·za·tion || ‚kænÉ™laɪ zeɪʃn n. making of a canal or canals; channelization, management using specified channels of communication (also canalisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • canalization — [kə nal΄ə zā′shən, kan΄ə ləzā′shən] n. 1. the act of canalizing 2. a system of canals or channels 3. the formation of canals in the body tissues, naturally or artificially, as sometimes to drain wounds …   English World dictionary

  • canalization — canalize (also canalise) ► VERB 1) convert (a river) into a navigable canal. 2) convey through a duct or channel. 3) give a direction or purpose to. DERIVATIVES canalization noun …   English terms dictionary

  • canalization — noun Date: 1844 1. an act or instance of canalizing 2. a system of channels …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • canalization — n. [L. canalis, channel; Gr. izein, to make] The characteristic developmental pathways that achieve a standard phenotype in spite of genetic or environmental disturbance …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • canalization — /keuh nal euh zay sheuhn, kan l /, n. 1. the formation of canals; the act of canalizing. 2. Biol. the development of an organism along relatively predictable pathways despite abnormality or injury. [1840 50; CANALIZE + ATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • canalization — The formation of canals or channels in a tissue. * * * ca·na·li·za·tion or Brit ca·na·li·sa·tion .kan əl ə zā shən n 1) surgical formation of holes or canals for drainage without tubes 2) natural formation of new channels in tissue (as formation… …   Medical dictionary

  • canalization — can·a·li·za·tion …   English syllables

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