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.