consists of thin, irregularly shaped plates arranged in a latticelike network.
cf. cancellous bone which has numerous interconnecting spaces.
Also know as trabecular bone. A latticelike structure of bony tissue that makes up the inner portion of bone
One of two types of bone tissue, characterized by the presence of spaces filled with red marrow between thin bone spicules called trabeculae.
The inner layer of bone; found at the ends of long bones and is less dense than compact bone. Some spongy bone contains red marrow.
A lattice-like structure of bony tissue that makes up the inner portion of bone.
Layer inside a bone that looks like a sponge. It is light and airy bone that is located below compact bone.
Bone composed of meshwork of small, bony plates filled with red marrow.
Cancellous bone; trabecular bone