spongiosa

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spongiosa

 [spun″je-o´sah]
spongy; sometimes used alone to mean the spongy substance of bone (substantia spongiosa ossium).

spongiosa

/spon·gio·sa/ (spun″je-o´sah) spongy; sometimes used alone to mean the spongy substance of bone (substantia spongiosa ossium).

spongiosa (spun´jēō´sə),

n bone, cancellous.

spongiosa

spongy; sometimes used alone to mean the spongy substance of bone (substantia spongiosa ossium).

primary spongiosa
the mineralized cartilage in the developing metaphysis.
secondary spongiosa
second stage in the mineralization of bony trabeculae; comprises the enlarged, mineralized bony trabeculae of the primary spongiosa.
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An amount of osteoblasts and trabecular length of the primary spongiosa are decreased by 46.
Their number is reduced in the primary spongiosa by 20.