noun (plural canaliculi) Etymology: Latin, diminutive of canalis Date: circa 1839 a minute canal in a bodily structurecanalicular adjective

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  • Canaliculus —   [lateinisch »kleine Röhre«, »kleiner Kanal«] der, /, Anatomie: kleiner Körperkanal, z. B. Canaliculus chordae tympani, Kanälchen vom Fazialiskanal zur Paukenhöhle …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Canaliculus — Can a*lic u*lus, n.; pl. {Canaliculi}. [L.] (Anat.) A minute canal. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • canaliculus — [kan΄ə lik′yo͞oləs] n. pl. canaliculi [kan΄ə lik′yo͞olī΄] [L, dim. of canalis, groove: see CANAL] Anat. Biol. a very small groove, or canal, as in bone …   English World dictionary

  • Canaliculus — A canaliculus is an anatomical term used to describe a small passageway.Examples include:*Canaliculus (bone), a small channel found in ossified bone *Canaliculus (parietal cell), an adaptation found on gastric parietal cells *The lacrimal… …   Wikipedia

  • Canaliculus — Ca|na|li|cu|lus [...kulus] der; , <aus lat. canaliculus, Verkleinerungsform von canalis, vgl. ↑Canalis> kleiner Körperkanal (Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Canaliculus — kanaliukas statusas T sritis histologija, ląstelių chemija, histologinė chemija, audinių kultūra atitikmenys: lot. Canaliculus ryšiai: platesnis terminas – tarpląstelinė medžiaga …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • Canaliculus — kanaliukas statusas T sritis histologija atitikmenys: lot. Canaliculus ryšiai: platesnis terminas – tarpląstelinė medžiaga …   Medicininės histologijos ir embriologijos vardynas

  • canaliculus — (plural canaliculi)) 1) a small branch of a canal or duct; (plural canaliculi) 2) a small tubule interconnecting lacunae to neighbouring capillaries …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • canaliculus — n.; pl. uli [L. dim. canalis, channel] 1. A minute canal. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Lepidoptera, an elongate sclerotized structure that functions as a support or guide for the aedeagus. 3. (BRYOZOA: Stenolaemata) The large style inflecting… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • canaliculus — canalicular, canaliculate /kan l ik yeuh lit, yeuh layt /, canaliculated, adj. canaliculation /kan l ik yeuh lay sheuhn/, n. /kan l ik yeuh leuhs/, n., pl. canaliculi / luy /. Anat., Zool. a small canal or tubular passage, as in bone. [1555 65; < …   Universalium

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