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Related to canaliculus: Perna canaliculus, tympanic canaliculus
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a small canal or duct as in some bones and parts of plants

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Environmental influence on mussel growth: a dynamic energy budget model and its application to the greenshell mussel Perna canaliculus.
4mg for intracanalicular use is 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.
One patient was found to have secondary canaliculitis due to an eyelash that entered the canaliculus during routine follow-up for glaucoma.
This canaliculus opens into the middle ear cavity through an aperture situated at the junction of the posterior and lateral walls of the tympanic cavity.
45) ABCB11 encodes an ABC transporter, BSEP (bile salt export pump), which is the principal transporter of amidated bile acids from hepatocytes into the biliary canaliculus against a powerful concentration gradient.
canaliculus oil as a safer and faster-acting alternative complementary therapy for patients who suffer from Osteo Arthritis compared with the use of fish oil.
Optimising the delivery of the key dietary diatom Chaetoceros calcitrans to intensively cultured Greenshell mussel larvae, Perna canaliculus.
Consequently, the present study was designed to measure the effect of activity (byssus attachment), feeding (apparent SDA), and starvation on metabolic rate, and thus determine aerobic scope in the green-lipped mussel, Perna canaliculus (Gmelin 1791).
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).
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.
Outstanding survival results were obtained when probiotics were used as water additive in rearing of larvae of green shell muscle Perna canaliculus (Kesarcodi-Watson et al.
Other treatments included: facial fracture repair (n=1), inferior canaliculus repair (n=2), and facial nerve microneural repair (n=3).