Medical Definition of Spongy substance

1. Bone in which the spicules or trabeculae form a three-dimensional latticework (cancellus) with the interstices filled with embryonal connective tissue or bone marrow. Synonym: substantia trabecularis, cancellous bone, spongy bone, spongy substance, trabecular bone. (05 Mar 2000)



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spongy degeneration of infancy
spongy parenchyma
spongy part of the male urethra
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spongy substance (current term)
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