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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Rod-shaped structures of fibrous tissue that divide or stabilize the structure of an organ.

Usage examples (6)
  • The medial liver trabecula into which the enteron was seen to open, in the preceding figure, now opens ventrally to the yolk-sac as the anterior intestinal portal.
  • Osteoblasts and osteoclasts on trabecula of lower jaw of calf embryo.
  • Its spongy, interconnected cells match the natural bone trabecula structure, thereby allow integration into the surrounding viable bone.
  • T., trabecular part of brain box. t.c., h., thyrohyal. for more
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