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oblique passage through the lower abdominal wall; in males it is the passage through which the testes descend into the scrotum and it contains the spermatic cord; in females it transmits the round ligament of the uterus canalis inguinalis , inguinal canal
sloping channel through which things can descend chute , slide , slideway , sloping trough
airfoil on the tailplane of an aircraft that makes it ascend or descend elevator
Italian astronomer and mathematician who was the first to use a telescope to study the stars; demonstrated that different weights descend at the same rate; perfected the refracting telescope that enabled him to make many discoveries (1564-1642) Galileo , Galileo Galilei
failure of one testes to descend into the scrotum monorchidism , monorchism
descend a mountain rappel
cord that is pulled to open the gasbag of a balloon wide enough to release gas and so causes the balloon to descend ripcord
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