canaliculus


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can·a·lic·u·lus

 (kăn′ə-lĭk′yə-ləs)
n. pl. can·a·lic·u·li (-lī′)
A small canal or duct in the body, such as the minute channels in compact bone.

[Latin canāliculus, diminutive of canālis, conduit; see canal.]

can′a·lic′u·lar (-lər) adj.

canaliculus

(ˌkænəˈlɪkjʊləs)
n, pl -li (-ˌlaɪ)
(Biology) a small channel, furrow, or groove, as in some bones and parts of plants
[C16: from Latin: a little channel, from canālis canal]
ˌcanaˈlicular, canaliculate, ˌcanaˈlicuˌlated adj

can•a•lic•u•lus

(ˌkæn lˈɪk yə ləs)

n., pl. -li (-ˌlaɪ)
a small tubular passage, as in bone.
[1555–65; < Latin, =canāli(s) canal + -culus -cule1]
can`a•lic′u•lar, can`a•lic′u•late (-lɪt, -ˌleɪt) can`a•lic′u•lat`ed, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.canaliculus - a small canal or duct as in some bones and parts of plants
duct, epithelial duct, canal, channel - a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"
Translations

can·a·lic·u·lus

n. canalículo, canal o pasaje diminuto;
biliary ______ biliar, entre las células del hígado;
lacrimal ______ lacrimal, lagrimal.
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Wilson's disease is an autosomal recessive mutation of the ATP7B gene, whose protein both traffics excess copper into the bile canaliculus for excretion and binds copper to apoceruloplasmin, forming holoceruloplasmin.
In general, bile formation depends on the generation of osmotic gradients within the bile canaliculus by specific bile acid and organic anion transporters (Meier 1995).
Human dietary exposure to heavy metals via the consumption of greenshell mussels (Perna canaliculus Gmelin 1791) from the Bay of Islands, northern New Zealand.
Plugs which are smaller than the punctal opening may migrate into the canaliculus and prove difficult to remove.
Associated ocular pathologies--including dacryocystitis, agenesis of the lacrimal punctum and canaliculus, lacrimal tract stenosis, and infections of the lower eyelid--have been reported, as have hypertelorism and strabismus.
Other treatments included: facial fracture repair (n=1), inferior canaliculus repair (n=2), and facial nerve microneural repair (n=3).
Our GlycOmega greenshell mussel powder is sourced from New Zealand greenshell mussel meat, Perna canaliculus, which is native to New Zealand and one of the most sustainable omega 3 fatty acid products in the world.
Alkaline phosphatase has been localized to the microvilli of the bile canaliculus.
Effects of aerial exposure on oxygen consumption by the New Zealand mussel Peral canaliculus (Gmelin, 1791) from an intertidal habitat.
These organic anions are synthesized in hepatocytes from cholesterol, conjugated to glycine or taurine, and excreted into the canaliculus [77].