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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Cancelli  \Can*cel"li\,  n.  pl  [L.,  a  lattice.  See  {Cancel},  v. 
  1.  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  nave  of  a  church,  or 
  in  a  window. 
  2.  (Anat.)  The  interlacing  osseous  plates  constituting  the 
  elastic  porous  tissue  of  certain  parts  of  the  bones,  esp. 
  in  their  articular  extremities.