cancellous

(redirected from cancellously)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

cancellous

 [kan´sĕ-lus]
of a reticular, spongy, or lattice-like structure; said mainly of bone tissue.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

cancellous

(kăn-sĕl′əs, kăn′sə-ləs)
adj. Anatomy
Having an open, latticed, or porous structure. Used especially of bone.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

can·cel·lous

(kan-sĕl'ŭs)
Denoting bone that has a latticelike or spongy structure.
Synonym(s): cancellated.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

cancellous

Of a spongy, porous, lattice-like structure. A term applied to the inner parts of bone.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

can·cel·lous

(kan'sĕ-lŭs)
Denoting bone that has a latticelike or spongy structure.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about cancellous

Q. how to cancel?

A. To terminate your iMedix account, please send us your nickname and email address (the one you use when you log in to you account) to: support@imedix.com

More discussions about cancellous
This content is provided by iMedix and is subject to iMedix Terms. The Questions and Answers are not endorsed or recommended and are made available by patients, not doctors.