a canal running parallel to a stream that is inconvenient or impossible to navigate.
one of a number of irrigation canals distributing water from a main canal.
- Lateral cartilage of nose
lateral cartilage of nose n. The cartilage located in the lateral wall of the nose above the alar cartilage.
- Lateral cerebral sulcus
lateral cerebral sulcus n. See fissure of Sylvius.
noun, Chemistry. 1. . noun, Chemistry. 1. an open chain of atoms attached to an atom of a larger chain, or to a ring. noun 1. (chem) a group of atoms bound to an atom, usually a carbon, that forms part of a larger chain or ring in a molecule side chain n. A linear […]
- Lateral column of spinal cord
lateral column of spinal cord n. A slight protrusion of the gray matter of the spinal cord into the lateral funiculus of either side, especially in the thoracic region where it encloses preganglionic motor neurons of the sympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system.