Definición de cancellous en inglés:

cancellous

Saltos de línea: can¦cel|lous
Pronunciación: /ˈkans(ə)ləs
 
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adjetivo

Anatomy
Denoting bone tissue with a mesh-like structure containing many pores, typical of the interior of mature bones.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The epiphyseal plate is joined to the diaphysis by columns of cancellous bone; this region is known as the metaphysis.
  • Similarly, cortical bone is less prone to diagenetic contamination than porous, cancellous bone tissue.
  • The bones are mildly crushed dorsoventrally, particularly the ends of the metacarpals, suggesting that they were originally hollow or composed of open cancellous bone tissue.

Origen

mid 19th century: from Latin cancelli 'crossbars' + -ous.

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