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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

spong·y

(spŏn'jē)
Resembling the commercial natural sponge; of spongelike texture or appearance.
Synonym(s): spongiform, spongioid.
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Specifically, they studied an ancient hominin called Paranthropus, who lived some two million years ago, and found that its cranium was much thinner and composed of a compact bone, rather than spongy one.
Distribution of Eyes with Various OCT Patterns in Patients with DME Pattern of DME in OCT % of Eyes Spongy oedema 26 Cystoid oedema 30 Mixed spongy and cystoid 28 oedema ERM 9 Submacular detachment 9 VMT 5 Hard exudate plaques 7 Table 2.
africanus fossils have concentrations of spongy bone at the base of the thumb and in the knuckle of the third finger, a pattern found in humans and Neandertals.
I found it very easy to reach every inch of my back, and the spongy pad massaged the lotion well into my skin.
I prefer to let my spongy heart flex, tremble, hurt for my sister.
They have been replaced with seven fully-grown beardy actors shuffling around the stage on their knees which, due to health and safety for knees, are heavily padded with little spongy legs dangling in front.
Upon arriving at my children's school this morning, I was pleased to see that a new playground surfacing had been laid - a soft, spongy surface that will doubtless save several trips to the school nurse.
Researchers have identified a new species of tree with edible fruits with a spongy texture and sweet flavour from the Agasthyamalai hills of Western Ghats in India.
The uneven distribution of spongy bone was founded on woodpecker's skull in our previous study [6, 33].
When I was a moody kid growing up in Detroit's Jewish suburbs, the prosaically named seven-layer cake was the stuff of my dreams: seven impossibly thin and golden spongy planks of cake glued together with thin stripes of fluffy chocolate cream, all coated in a velvety dark chocolate glaze.
He had been shooting ping-pongsized spongy Nerf balls at the side of the school.
There are also spongy pads that have ridges like a ruffled potato chip, providing a greater area to stick to surfaces.