bony spicule


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bony spicule

A thin island of developing bone.
See also: spicule
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Flexor tendon rupture is also common due to the synovial infiltration and bony spicules occurring on the scaphoid.
The irregular bony spicules have thin walls surrounding fatty marrow (figure 2).
The uncinate process attaches to the perpendicular process of the palatine bone and the ethmoid process of the inferior turbinate with bony spicules.