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Referring to an orderly two-dimensional reticulated or net-like pattern with relative periodicity, seen in cytology specimens, in which the pattern often corresponds to flattened epithelium and occurs when cells respect their mates; thus, it usually indicates a benign process. Honeycombing is also described in imaging and corresponds to patterned fibrosis, calcification or angiogenesis
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honeycomb

a structure of waxy hexagonal cells produced by HONEY BEES and in which young are reared and honey stored.
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The whole cliff must be honeycombed with apartments and passages of which this community occupied but a comparatively small part, so that the possibility of the more remote passages being the lair of savage beasts that have other means of ingress and egress than that used by the Band-lu filled me with dire forebodings.
But I am told that nowadays country society is quite honeycombed with them.
Graded as M1 non-flammable, these products are made of Drop Paper (non woven, M1 fire rated): Pipe & Drop, a self-standing, foldable partition, and Honeycomb, a honeycombed ceiling stretched on wire.