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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.
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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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Por el contrario, las trabeculas oseas se observaron al lado de las particulas fosfato tricalcico con quitosano.
3) son de color castano claro a obscuro, con un tamano medio de 3.9 mm, aunque pueden ser tan solo 2.5 o hasta 6.0 mm; la antena es larga (1.2 mm), delgada, con pubescencia corta y pelos erectos; el dorso del mesosoma tiene pubescencia adpresa; las obreras son nodrizas que cuidan y transportan los huevos desde la camara de la reina hasta la camara de cria donde construyen la trabecula, en la cual depositan los huevos y se desarrollan las larvas y pupas; tambien son las procuradoras de alimento fuera del nido y guardias en su interior; los estados inmaduros de las obreras existen todo el ano, pues su repoblacion es continua.
--Fuerza de compresion: actua en direccion perpendicular aproximando las trabeculas.
Histologicamente, el tejido gonadal esta recubierto por una membrana compuesta principalmente por tejido fibromuscular, el cual se extiende hacia el interior de cada lobulo a manera de trabeculas, dividiendo la masa ovarica en pequenos sacos de forma semiconica denominados conos de maduracion.
Histologicamente foi encontrado proliferacao de epitelio estratificado escamoso, formando ilhas, cordas e trabeculas de celulas epiteliais neoplasicas demonstrando grau moderado de diferenciacao escamosa, nao apresentando invasao do globo ocular.
It is the process defined by Weineck as training stimulus which exploits pressure and traction actions produced by muscle activity, to stimulate a thicker cortical, that is wider, alignment of the spongiosa trabeculas in the direction of the traction and pressure lines, greater resistance of the connective tissue to traction (J.