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  1. canalization, canalisationnoun

    the production of a canal or a conversion to canals

  2. channelization, channelisation, canalization, canalisationnoun

    management through specified channels of communication


  1. canalization

    Canalization refers to a process or principle in developmental biology where genetic or environmental interactions are regulated so as to produce a specific phenotype, despite potential genetic diversity or environmental disturbances. This concept emphasizes the ability of an organism to produce a consistent phenotype or behavior regardless of variations in conditions. In a broader perspective, it can also refer to the process of creating or modifying a channel, pathway, or course for directing something, such as a flow of water, information, or resources.

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  1. Canalizationnoun

    construction of, or furnishing with, a canal or canals

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of canalization in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of canalization in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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