cancellous definition

  • adjective:
    • Anatomy Having an open, latticed, or porous framework. Used especially of bone.
    • (of bone tissue) Having reduced thickness and power but high surface, associated with type that fills the internal cavity of long bones.
    • Having a spongy or porous structure; composed of cancelli; cancellated.
    • having an open or latticed or porous framework
    • structure Having an open, latticed, or porous framework. Pre-owned specifically of bone tissue.
    • (of bone tissue) Having reduced thickness and energy but large area, for the type that fills the internal hole of long bones.
    • Having a spongy or permeable structure; contains cancelli; cancellated.
    • having an available or latticed or porous construction
  • others:
    • Same as cancellate.
    • Same as cancellate.

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