< /ˌkæn lˈɪk yəˌlaɪ/. Anatomy, Zoology.
- a small canal or tubular passage, as in bone.
noun plural -li (-ˌlaɪ)
- a small channel, furrow, or groove, as in some bones and parts of plants
n. pl. can•a•lic•u•li (-lī′)
- A small canal or duct in the body, as one of the minute channels in compact bone.