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trabecula

 [trah-bek´u-lah] (L.)
a small beam or supporting structure; used in anatomic nomenclature to designate various fibromuscular bands or cords providing support in various organs, as heart, penis, and spleen, adj., adj trabec´ular.
trabeculae of bone anastomosing bony spicules in cancellous bone which form a meshwork of intercommunicating spaces that are filled with bone marrow.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

tra·bec·u·la

, gen. and pl.

tra·bec·u·lae

(tră-bek'yū-lă, -lē), [TA]
1. A meshwork; one of the supporting bundles of fibers traversing the substance of a structure, usually derived from the capsule or one of the fibrous septa.
2. A small piece of the spongy substance of bone usually interconnected with other similar pieces.
3. In histopathology, a band of neoplastic tissue two or more cells wide.
[L. dim. of trabs, a beam]
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trabecula

(trə-bĕk′yə-lə)
n. pl. trabecu·lae (-lē′)
1. Any of the supporting strands of connective tissue projecting into an organ and constituting part of the framework of that organ.
2. Any of the fine spicules forming a network in cancellous bone.

tra·bec′u·lar adj.
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tra·bec·u·la

, pl. trabeculae (tră-bek'yū-lă, -lē) [TA]
1. One of the supporting bundles of fibers traversing the substance of a structure, usually derived from the capsule or one of the fibrous septa.
2. A small piece of the spongy substance of bone usually interconnected with other similar pieces.
3. histopathology A band of neoplastic tissue two or more cells wide.
[L. dim. of trabs, a beam]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

trabecula

Supporting strands of connective tissue constituting part of the framework of an organ.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

tra·bec·u·la

, pl. trabeculae (tră-bek'yū-lă, -lē) [TA]
Meshwork; one of the supporting bundles of fibers traversing substance of a structure, usually derived from the capsule or one of the fibrous septa.
[L. dim. of trabs, a beam]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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When crack initiation condition was met, a small crack was generated in the plate-like trabecula. With increasing strain, the crack started to grow inside the trabecula along horizontal direction, until complete fracture of the trabecular bone structure occurred.
However, the trabecula communis, the basal plate, the otic capsule and the occipital arch are totally visible (Table 1).
Houcke, "Comparative morphology of the trabecula septomarginalis in terrestrial mammals," Anatomischer Anzeiger, vol.
Radiologic studies showed haziness and distortion of the trabecula in the left mastoid air cell, and minimal fibrocalcific pulmonary tuberculosis in both upper lungs.
Treatment of OVX rats with both EE and SIL resulted in protection of trabecula thickness, decreased serum levels of ALP and increased serum levels of both calcium and phosphorus.
These cells appeared in parallel to each other forming trabecula and ribbons.
Esto resulta en una pared ventricular de arquitectura anormal, que consiste en un arreglo de doble capa: una capa compacta y una capa gruesa en forma de maya con trabecula prominentes y recesos profundos.
These changes are thought to lead to pressure atrophy of the surrounding trabecula, resulting in cyst formation.
* Coarsened trabecula in the axial skeleton with osteomalacia.
This outpatient procedure involves the removal of part of the eye's trabecula in an effort to improve drainage of aqueous humor.