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Skeletal system

What is the Skeletal System? How to define a skeleton? The skeletal system is the main framework that gives your body its... Read More

Lacuna

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

Trabecula

Definition noun, plural: trabeculae (general) A small supporting structure in the form of a beam, strut or... Read More

Bone marrow

Bone marrow (Science: haematology) The soft, spongy tissue found in the centre of most large bones that produces the... Read More

Secondary spongiosa

Definition The spongy substance formed from the conversion of primary spongiosa, thereby, composed of the enlarged... Read More