Pronunciation: (kyOO-nik'yu-lus), [key]
—pl. -liPronunciation: (-lī"). [key]
1. a small conduit or burrow, as an underground drain or rabbit hole.
2. a low tunnel, as to a burial chamber.
3. Pathol.a burrow in the skin caused by the itch mite.
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