canaliculus

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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

canaliculus

A small channel or groove, as a fluting carved on the face of a triglyph.
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(2013) observed that in lacrimal canaliculi of rabbits occluded with the same adhesive there was local acute and diffuse inflammatory response which was greater than that observed for 2-octyl-cyanoacrylate.
P: Canaliculi. They are tiny canals formed between two adjacent hepatocytes.
Although there are no many findings on the principles responsible for the choleretic action, it has been suggested that polyphenol constituents of the extract may be responsible of the higher secretion of cholephilic compounds into the bile canaliculi (Gebhardt and Ueberham, 1998).
[12], we confirmed that Gd-BOPTA is transported into bile canaliculi through the multiple resistance-associated protein 2 (Mrp2) [11].
The authors also are concerned with the question of how a "downstream" immunological injury of the biliary tree may lead to an "upstream" damage of the bile ducts, canaliculi, and liver tissue, including the role of biliary pressure in this context.
The lacrimal tubes were passed through the same internal opening of common canaliculus from the upper and lower canaliculi and were retrieved endoscopically (Figure 3(a)).
It is a risky area because of lacrimal structures: the puncta, canaliculi, and the nasolacrimal duct.
The hepatic cells are in close contact with blood-filled sinusoids and also lie adjacent to canaliculi into which bile is secreted.
After removing the dacryoliths from the canaliculi by curettage, all patients underwent medical treatment for 10 days (100,000 U/ ml topical penicillin eight times a day and systemic ampicillin/ sulbactam, 750 mg orally twice a day for adults or 1 dose in the morning and 1/2 dose in the evening of 400/57 mg oral suspension.
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. (1) The former include primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC), primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), graft-versus-host-disease (GVHD), and drug-induced liver injury (DILI).