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Compact bone

Definition noun, plural: compact bones A type of osseous tissue consisting of closely packed osteons or haversian systems,... Read More

Lacuna

Definition of Lacuna What is lacuna? The word "lacuna" (noun, plural: lacunae) is derived from the Latin word- 'lacus',... Read More

Compact substance

Definition noun A type of osseous tissue consisting of closely packed osteons or haversian systems, and forms the extremely... Read More

Spongy bone

Definition noun (1) The osseous tissue that fills the interior or cavity of bones with a latticework of small spicules or... Read More

Cancellous bone

Definition noun (1) The osseous tissue that fills the interior or cavity of bones with a latticework of small spicules or... Read More

Trabecular bone

Definition noun (1) The osseous tissue that fills the interior or cavity of bones with a latticework of small spicules or... Read More

Osseous tissue

Definition noun, plural: osseous tissues The major structural and supportive connective tissue from which bones are... Read More

Cortical substance

Definition noun (anatomy) The outermost or superficial layer of an internal organ or body structure, such as kidney or... Read More

Osteon

osteon A central canal containing blood capillaries and the concentric osseous lamellae around it occurring in compact... Read More

Long bone

Long bone One of the elongated bones of the extremities, consisting of a tubular shaft (diaphysis) and two extremities... Read More

Haversian system

Haversian system (Science: anatomy) The basic unit of structure of compact bone, comprising a haversian canal and its... Read More

Lymphoid cell

Definition noun, plural: lymphoid cells (1) Any of the cells that mediate the production of immunity, including lymphocytes,... Read More