cancellus (plural cancelli)
- (architecture) A barrier, balustrade or railing, or screen, dividing the main body of a church from the chancel.
- (anatomy) One of the interlacing osseous plates constituting the elastic porous tissue of certain parts of the bones, especially in their articular extremities.
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Usually used in the plural, rarely in the singular.