substantia spongiosa

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sub·stan·ti·a spon·gi·o·'sa

[TA]
bone in which the spicules or trabeculae form a three-dimensional latticework (cancellus) with the interstices filled with embryonal connective tissue or bone marrow.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

sub·stan·ti·a spon·gi·o·sa

(sŭb-stan'shē-ă spŭn-jē-ō'să) [TA]
Bone in which the spicules or trabeculae form a three-dimensional latticework (cancellus), with the interstices filled with embryonal connective tissue or bone marrow.
Synonym(s): cancellous bone, spongy bone (1) , spongy substance, trabecular bone.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

sub·stan·ti·a spon·gi·o·sa

(sŭb-stan'shē-ă spŭn-jē-ō'să) [TA]
Bone in which the spicules or trabeculae form a three-dimensional latticework (cancellus), with the interstices filled with embryonal connective tissue or bone marrow.
Synonym(s): cancellous bone, spongy bone (1) , spongy substance, trabecular bone.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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It has several layers with clear separate boundaries (compact and spongy substance).
Spongy substance consists of interconnected plates that intersect in different directions.
In the spongy substance, thinning of the latticed network of trabeculae and microperforation of bone plates were observed; the trabeculae network was partially interrupted in places as a result of the disappearance of horizontal trabeculae.
Members of the Bao Research Group at Stanford University say they've developed a way to greatly improve the performance and lifespan of Lithium-ion batteries by creating electrodes made of silicon and polymer hydrogel, a spongy substance similar to the material used in soft contact Lenses.
The bone marrow is a spongy substance in the centre of most bones and contains stem cells, which are the most basic kind of cell.
Sue Fendrick of Newton, Massachusetts, was 35 weeks pregnant with twins when she tried acupuncture needles and moxibustion (a process in which a grain-sized cone of dry, yellow, spongy substance made from mugwort [moxa] is placed on the acupoints and lit with an incense stick.
The bone marrow is the spongy substance inside your bones which makes all your blood cells.