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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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