canaliculus

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Related to Bile canaliculi: canaliculus, Canal of Hering, Space of Disse
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a small canal or duct as in some bones and parts of plants

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It has been demonstrated that embedding the hepatocytes into a 3D collagen gel improved the bile canaliculi formation, which is accompanied with the formation of tight junction between the cells.
Direct invasion of bacteria into the hepatic parenchyma interferes with the excretion of bilirubin into the bile canaliculi by a mechanism that is thought to be caused by the bacterial endotoxin and is biochemical in nature rather than obstructive.
Diseases of the proximal pathways of the biliary system include (1) those that affect the interlobular bile ducts and (2) those that affect the bile canaliculi.
Once conjugated, bilirubin is actively transported out of the liver cells and into the bile canaliculi.
Fine-needle aspiration cytology of the mass revealed the presence of bile canaliculi and bile formation, an extremely rare finding.