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spongy

 [spun´je]
of spongelike appearance or texture.

spong·y

(spŭn'jē),
Of spongelike texture or appearance.
Synonym(s): spongiform, spongioid

spongy

/spon·gy/ (spun´je) of a spongelike appearance or texture.

spongy

[spun′jē]
Etymology: Gk, spoggia
pertaining to or resembling a sponge.

spong·y

(spŏn'jē)
Resembling the commercial natural sponge; of spongelike texture or appearance.
Synonym(s): spongiform, spongioid.

spongy

of spongelike appearance or texture.

spongy degeneration
see spongy degeneration.
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The first baseball game designed exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS[TM] hand-held system, Nicktoons MLB 3D combines the talent and tenacity of baseball's best players with the spunk and sponginess of Nickelodeon's Nicktoons characters, adding a new dimension of fun and depth to the baseball gaming genre.
April 13,2014 -- The sponginess of the environment where human embryonic stem cells are growing affects the type of specialized cells they eventually become, a new study shows.
I didn't find the sponginess of a true- blue Gushtaba in the one I ate, though the Roghan Josh was perfect, starting with the depth to which the masala had penetrated into the lamb shank -- it was just right for the Khasta Roti ( ` 120 each) that I'd ordered to wipe the gravy clean.
However, it is plausibly consistent with (a suitably specified version of) popular constitutionalism, although the sponginess of the latter approach makes it hard to be sure.
The Pyramid's sponginess may make it hard to traverse, but then, it makes tumbling down it a relatively painless experience.
Surely there was a more innocent age when strawberries still had seasons, vegetables grew in the back garden until they were ready to be dug up and bread went stale (not like today when it can sit, spaced out in a state of chemically induced sponginess, for several weeks).
When we're born, the invertebral disc is made up of about 80 per cent water, which gives it its sponginess and allows it to function as an efficient shock absorber.
Your MRI findings are consistent with degenerative changes due to wear and tear, which cause loss of normal resiliency and sponginess of the meniscus.
It also reduces the skin's sponginess and helps eliminate water and toxins.