Can*cel"li (?), n. pl. [L., a lattice. See Cancel, v. t.]
An interwoven or latticed wall or inclosure; latticework, rails, or crossbars, as around the bar of a court of justice, between the chancel and the have of a church, or in a window.
The interlacing osseous plates constituting the elastic porous tissue of certain parts of the bones, esp. in their articular extremities.
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