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cancellous

 [kan´sĕ-lus]
of a reticular, spongy, or lattice-like structure; said mainly of bone tissue.

can·cel·lous

(kan'sĕ-lŭs), Do not confuse this word with the noun cancellus.
Denoting bone that has a latticelike or spongy structure.
Synonym(s): cancellated

cancellous

/can·cel·lous/ (kan-sel´us) of a reticular, spongy, or lattice-like structure.

cancellous

(kăn-sĕl′əs, kăn′sə-ləs)
adj. Anatomy
Having an open, latticed, or porous structure. Used especially of bone.

cancellous

[kan′siləs]
Etymology: L, cancellus, lattice
(of tissue) latticelike, porous, spongy. Cancellous tissue is normally present in the interior of many bones, where the spaces are usually filled with marrow.
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Cancellous bone

can·cel·lous

(kan-sĕl'ŭs)
Denoting bone that has a latticelike or spongy structure.
Synonym(s): cancellated.

cancellous

Of a spongy, porous, lattice-like structure. A term applied to the inner parts of bone.

can·cel·lous

(kan'sĕ-lŭs)
Denoting bone that has a latticelike or spongy structure.

cancellous (kan´seləs),

adj possessing a permeable, porous structure. Frequently used in conjunction with
bone to refer to the spongy, typically artery- and vein-rich section at the ends of long bones.

cancellous

of a reticular, spongy or lattice-like structure; said mainly of bone tissue.

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Table 1 Comparison of Scapula Bone Removed to Correct a Small Glenoid Defect Using Three Different Prosthesis Designs Bone Removed Cortical Cancellous Total ([cm.
The mechanical behaviour of cancellous bone, consisting of an interconnected network of rod and plate like trabeculae, is similar to that of other cellular solids, such as polymeric foam [17,19].
However, when 60 patients were prospectively randomized and grafts collected either by the "outer-table" method (includes the outer cortex and the cancellous bone beneath) or by collecting only the cancellous bone within the cortices; no differences were found in terms of residual pain at the donor site after 2 years.
Th); all of which were significantly higher in the FORTEO than the zoledronic acid group in both cancellous and endocortical envelopes.
This study evaluated the stability of cancellous and cortical bone screws of two sizes by assessing the stability of the fixation both when the screw was either transfixed through or supporting from below the simulated depressed fragment of Schatzker Type 3 fractures (pure central depression fractures).
The powdered DBM is combined with a high volume of large cancellous bone chips, enabling the surgeon to deliver high volumes of the patient's own osteogenic bone marrow to the fusion site to aid in the complex bone repair cascade.
It is a machined allograft composite made to promote fusion by providing both the biomechanical strength of cortical bone and the osteoconductive matrix of cancellous bone.
OsteoSponge(TM) is a human allograft consisting of 100% bone; it has the open, porous structure of cancellous bone, yet is compressible and elastic with sponge-like properties.
The Graftech(R) Lordotic Cervical Spacer features 7 degrees of lordosis, and, along with the Graftech(R) Cervical Spacer, is engineered from dense cancellous tissue.
The technique of intraosseous anesthesia is one whereby teeth are anesthetized by making a tiny perforation in the cortical bone in order to allow anesthetic solution to be injected directly into the cancellous bone spaces around the tooth.
RTI) , the Florida-based processor of orthopedic, cardiovascular and other allograft implants, announced today that the company's STERLING(R) Cancellous Chips and Cancellous Cubes have received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Clinical follow-up has shown symmetrical calvaria contour while ultrasound examination two and six weeks postoperatively proved the cancellous bone and the MacroPore(TM) Protective Sheets to be in correct and stable position.