canalicular

canaliculus

[kan-l-ik-yuh-luhs]
noun, plural canaliculi [kan-l-ik-yuh-lahy] . Anatomy, Zoology.
a small canal or tubular passage, as in bone.

Origin:
1555–65; < Latin, equivalent to canāli(s) canal + -culus -cule1

canalicular, canaliculate [kan-l-ik-yuh-lit, -yuh-leyt] , canaliculated, adjective
canaliculation [kan-l-ik-yuh-ley-shuhn] , noun
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canaliculus (ˌkænəˈlɪkjʊləs)
 
n , pl -li
a small channel, furrow, or groove, as in some bones and parts of plants
 
[C16: from Latin: a little channel, from canāliscanal]
 
cana'licular
 
adj
 
canaliculate
 
adj
 
cana'liculated
 
adj

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canaliculus can·a·lic·u·lus (kān'ə-lĭk'yə-ləs)
n. pl. can·a·lic·u·li (-lī')
A small canal or duct in the body, as one of the minute channels in compact bone.

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