canaliculus

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Related to canaliculi: Haversian system, Lacrimal canaliculi
  • noun

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a small canal or duct as in some bones and parts of plants

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Hepatocanalicular (hypersensitivity) cholestasis is characterized by prominent monocytic portal inflammation and secondary damage to bile canaliculi, as seen with chlorpromazine.
Localisation of CD10 to biliary canaliculi by immunoelectron microscopical examination.
Fine-needle aspiration cytology of the mass revealed the presence of bile canaliculi and bile formation, an extremely rare finding.
Once conjugated, bilirubin is actively transported out of the liver cells and into the bile canaliculi.
Lacunae, canaliculi, and haversian canals of size varying from nano to micro meters, act as natural cavities.
Tear fluid is produced superolaterally in the lacrimal gland and drains medially from the corneal surface via the superior and inferior lacrimal puncta into the lacrimal canaliculi, the lacrimal sac, the nasolacrimal duct, and, finally, through a distal orifice, into the inferior nasal meatus.
Osteocytes are the mechanosensory cells of bone and have an extensive network of canaliculi well suited for this process.
2007]; disinfection of root canals and sealing of canaliculi in endodontics [Kimura et al.
Lacrimal fluid drains through the puncta into the lacrimal canaliculi and then into the lacrimal sac behind the medial canthal tendon.
Consequently, fluid flow increased through the extracellular spaces of the bone's canaliculi and lacunae in response to loading, and the increase in fluid flow was proportional to the loading frequency.
This would reduce inflammation thereby relieving mechanical compression of bile canaliculi and allowing better excretion of bile and bile salts.
The bile canaliculi between hepatocytes typically lie in apical cell regions, toward the center of tubules or cords, although a few perisinusoidal canaliculi do occur.