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Term:
bone trabecular cross-sectional area (CMO:0002311)
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The portion of the cross-sectional area of a bone that corresponds to the area occupied by cancellous or spongy bone, the inner, less dense, more metabolically active type of osseous tissue made up of a network of tiny lattice-shaped spicules often containing marrow. The cross-sectional area of bone is the measurement of the extent of a plane through, that is, perpendicular to the longest axis of a bone, the hard, rigid form of connective tissue constituting most of the skeleton of vertebrates and composed chiefly of calcium salts.
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Synonyms
Related Synonyms: cancellous bone cross-sectional area ;   spongy bone cross-sectional area
Definition Sources: American_Heritage:The_American_Heritage_Science_Dictionary_2005, Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, ISBN:978-1416049982, Wikipedia:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trabecular_bone

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