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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having an open or latticed or porous structure.

Usage examples (34)
  • Hence this is called cancellous tissue, and the gradual transition from one to the other is apparent.
  • The cancellous tissue was probably entirely blown out.
  • Without the cancellous bone our bones would be very brittle.
  • Notching or grooving is naturally much more common in the cancellous portions of bones. for more
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