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 (kăn′ə-lĭk′yə-lĭt, -lāt′)
Having one or more longitudinal grooves or channels.

[Latin canāliculātus, from canāliculus, diminutive of canālis, channel; see canal.]
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Adj.1.canaliculate - having thin parallel channels; "canaliculate leafstalks of certain plants"
furrowed, rugged - having long narrow shallow depressions (as grooves or wrinkles) in the surface; "furrowed fields"; "his furrowed face lit by a warming smile"
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4 mm, reddish to brown, margin laciniate, prematurely deciduous; petiole 4-8 mm long, shallowly canaliculate, purplish red adaxially, green abaxially, with a ringlike articulation near its base; leaf blade elliptic to narrowly elliptic, 8-10 x 2.
Changes in latitudes, changes in aptitudes: Nucella canaliculate (Mollusca: Gastropoda) is more stressed at its range edge.
3A): Dorsal margins narrow, linear, clearly delimited, canaliculate, and both sharply delimited by longitudinal sulci from sternal parts of their ventrites.
3 cm wide at base, suberect-recurved to subspreading, coriaceous, canaliculate, densely and coarsely adpressed white-lepidote near the base and glabrous toward the apex on both sides, but adaxially sometimes completely glabrous, abaxially nerved, greenish-red to dark red, margins laxly spinose, spines subtriangular, complanate, distinctly antrorse-uncinate, 1.
78) dextral, up to 30 mm, thick, elongate and acute-conical, 7-14 whorls, apical whorls bearing 1-3 carinae; body whorl shouldered at outer periphery, striate below; aperture angulate, lacrimate, canaliculate (Harmen & Berg 1971); growth lines inconspicuous; subfossils usually fragmented, lack periostracum.
Caules teretes, sparce puberuli leviter canaliculate.