canaliculus


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Related to canaliculus: Perna canaliculus, tympanic canaliculus

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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DEXTENZA is inserted into the lower lacrimal punctum into the canaliculus by the physician following ophthalmic surgery.
DEXTENZA is a resorbable, preservative-free ophthalmic insert that is placed in the lower lacrimal punctum and into the canaliculus of the eye.
Dextenza is a corticosteroid intracanalicular insert placed in the punctum, a natural opening in the inner portion of the lower eyelid, and into the canaliculus and is designed to deliver dexamethasone to the ocular surface for up to 30 days without preservatives.
Prabhasankar, "Green mussel (Perna canaliculus) as a marine ingredient to enrich gluten free pasta: product quality, microstructure and biofunctional evaluation," Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization, vol.
No eyelid, orbit, canaliculus or lacrimal sac involvement was observed.
The work horses for detoxification are 1) MRP1, the transmembrane transporter serving most cells in the body for exporting toxins to circulation, 2) OATP, the basolateral membrane transporter which moves toxin conjugates from the blood into the hepatocytes or renal tubule epithelial cells, and 3) MRP2, the apical transporter that moves toxin conjugates (and some bile salts) into the bile canaliculus or renal proximal tubule lumen.
Biochemical-genetic variation in the green-lipped mussel Perna canaliculus around New Zealand and possible implications for mussel farming.
According to the company, DEXTENZA is a corticosteroid intracanalicular insert placed through the punctum, a natural opening in the eye lid, into the canaliculus and is designed to deliver dexamethasone to the ocular surface for up to 30 days.
<p class="textbox" dir="ltr">Archambault points to his products' effectiveness, citing that GlycoFlex contains a patented form of Perna canaliculus from an exclusive source in New Zealand.
That company incorporates the mussels in Perna canaliculus (GlycOmega brand Green-Lipped Mussel), one of the major ingredients in its GlycoFlex Plus line of joint support products.
These findings also can include a small canaliculus originating from the carotid canal and enlargement of the tympanic segment of the facial nerve canal or a separate canal paralleling the facial nerve.
Reproductive behavior of the green-lipped mussel, Perna canaliculus, in northern New Zealand.