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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to rod-shaped structures of fibrous tissue that divide an organ into parts or stabilize the structure of an organ

Usage examples (37)
  • This structure is called trabecular or spongy bone because it looks a bit like sponge or honeycomb.
  • No added strength to trabecular bone means no real protection against fracture.
  • The capsule is intact and slightly wrinkled, and the parenchyma is pale purple and trabecular.
  • It can even rebuild bone if the trabecular bone architecture in the spine has not been destroyed, just thinned. for more
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