canaliculus

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Related to canaliculi: Haversian system, Lacrimal canaliculi

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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Focal chronic periportal hepatitis can be found, with numbness and retention in hepatocytes and bile canaliculi, as well as increased neutrophils in the liver parenchyma, presence of macrophages with negative cytoplasmic images of acutiforme crystals and foamy cytoplasm in the interior of the sinusoids and periportal region, respectively.
Matsui H, Takeuchi S, Osada T, Fujii T, Sakai Y Enhanced bile canaliculi formation enabling direct recovery of biliary metabolites of hepatocytes in 3D collagen gel microcavities.
Low-grade resorptions can be treated conservatively with calcium hydroxide preparations showing a bactericidal effect and affecting the site of resorption through dentine canaliculi.
Thus, based on the good results obtained in rabbits and the absence of reported complications, this study aimed to analyze, over a 6-month period, the long-term clinical repercussions and the efficacy of n-butylcyanoacrylate and 2-octyl-cyanoacrylate adhesives in the occlusion of the inferior lacrimal punctum and canaliculi of dogs.
They may cause inflammation or fibrosis of canaliculi or intrahepatic bile ducts, obstructing flow of bile from the liver (cholestasis).
There are various methods available for the treatment of dentin hypersensitivity, all with the aim of obliterating the dentinal canaliculi.
The production of the tears and removal of excess tears is the function of lacrimal apparatus which consist of lacrimal glands, puncti, canaliculi, lacrimal sac and nasolacrimal duct.
Bile plugs were noted in the bile ducts and the canaliculi.
Scale bar : 2 um; 15, mature macrogamete full of amylopectin granules (A) and canaliculi (C).
The puncti were dilated with Nettleship dilator and using Bowman probes, the canaliculi were dilated up to the medial wall of the lacrimal sac (hard stop).
Osteocytes are the mechanosensory cells of bone and have an extensive network of canaliculi well suited for this process.