Having a spongy or porous structure; made up of cancelli; cancellated; as, the cancellous texture of parts of many bones.
having a reticular or latticework structure, as in spongy tissue of bone
adjective, Latin cancelli = grating or lattice.
having an open or latticed or porous structure
Reticular, spongy, or lattice-like structure, mainly of bony tissue.
Characterized by a reticular or spongy appearance as in cancellous bone. ( trabecular bone,spongy).
the soft inner portion of bone, resembling a 'honeycomb' design
Denoting bone that has a lattice-like or spongy structure.