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Secondary spongiosa

Definition
The spongy substance formed from the conversion of primary spongiosa, thereby, composed of the enlarged mineralized bony trabeculae of the primary spongiosa.
Supplement
Word origin: from Latin spongia, from Greek spongiā, from spongos; bone.
Related forms: secondary spongiosum.
Compare: primary spongiosa.

See also: spongiosa.


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