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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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