Definitions for "Canaliculus"
a small channel or canal, as in bones, where they connect lacunae; plural, canaliculi
A very small tubular channel. Most commonly applied to channels in the liver that collect bile and deliver it to bile ducts.
a small canal or duct as in some bones and parts of plants
Keywords:  lids, tear, inner, aspect, sac
Tube for tear drainage located in inner aspect of upper and lower lids.
Small tube situated in the inner aspect of each of the upper and the lower lids that allows the tears to pass into the common canaliculus, from there to the tear sac and then to the nose.
Keywords:  diminutive
diminutive of canal.
Keywords:  minute
A minute canal.