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(kăn″ă-lĭk′ū-lŭs )

pl. canaliculi [L. canalicularis]
A small channel or canal. In bone or cementum, such channels radiate out from lacunae and anastomose with canaliculi of neighboring lacunae.
canalicular (-lĭk′ū-lăr ), adj.

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