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canaliculus

[‚kan·əl′ik·yə·ləs]
(histology)
One of the minute channels in bone radiating from a Haversian canal and connecting lacunae with each other and with the canal.
A passage between the cells of the cell cords in the liver.

canaliculus

A small channel or groove, as a fluting carved on the face of a triglyph.
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Las elevaciones sericas de las actividades ALP y GGT indican principalmente estados de colestasis, aunque la ultima de las enzimas nombradas tambien puede aumentar por inflamacion canalicular o parenquimatosa (5).
The cell membrane projects numerous microvilli into the canalicular lumen and desmosomes, and tight junctions assure the cohesion (Bruslé and Anadon, 1996).
In obstructive cases, dacryocystorhinostomy (endonasal or external) and Lester Jones tubes are the surgical options for nasolacrimal duct and canalicular obstruction, respectively.
Regulation of bile canalicular network formation and maintenance by AMPP-activated protein kinease and LKB1.
However, it is often associated with canalicular bile and hepatocyte rosette formation in longstanding cases, helping to differentiate bilirubin from lipofuscin (Figure 3, C).
These patients usually develop a hepatomegaly with elevated canalicular enzymes, viz.
The remainder of the partially resected tarsal plate is then plicated under tension to the medial canthal tendon, and the inferior canalicular stump is marsupialized.
A liver biopsy performed at 7 weeks of age showed histological features consistent with iron overload with hepatocytes with hemosiderin pigment, fibrosis of the portal tracts, and canalicular cholestasis (Figure 2).
After early embryonic development, stages in prenatal lung development are pseudoglandular, canalicular, saccular, and alveolar, which are represented in Figure 2, along with associated developmental features (Kajekar 2007).
During the course of admission, her liver and canalicular enzymes and renal function gradually improved.
Prevention of taurolithocholate-induced hepatic bile canalicular distortions by HPLC-characterized extracts of artichoke (Cvnara scolymus) leaves.
He was not jaundiced and the liver profile abnormality was a mixed pattern with elevated transaminases and canalicular enzymes, both approximately 2-5 times above the normal range (Table I).