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  • n. Plural form of trabecula.

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  • In the spaces between the trabeculae is the bone marrow.

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  • Classification as to Structure: a. Spongy - made up of bony processes called trabeculae giving it a porous appearance; found in the epiphysis and metaphysic of long bones, diploe of flat bones and in the medullary cavities b.

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  • Majumdar's method is to churn through the data to identify patterns in how the trabeculae — the material inside bone — changes in people who have diseases like osteoporosis and arthritis.

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  • This image of a human vertebra shows the internal microstructure of bone, called the trabeculae.

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  • Basal hornbills, which probably include the ground hornbills (read on), have a small casque that is often little more than a mid-line dorsal ridge on the bill, but in more derived forms it is a large, mostly hollow structures supported internally by strut-like trabeculae (Kemp 1995): for images of sectioned casques go here.

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  • A few liver trabeculae are to be seen on either side of the portal, but they show no lumena, and may be traced through only a few sections.

    Development of the Digestive Canal of the American Alligator

  • This cavity is a part of the system of hollow liver trabeculae seen as a group of irregular masses of cells ventrad to the enteron at the opening of the anterior intestinal portal.

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  • The outline of the enteron is here almost a vertical slit, and the lining entoderm consists, in its dorsal and lateral regions, of a single layer of columnar epithelium, while in its ventral region, where it adjoins the liver trabeculae, it is made up of several layers of cuboidal or irregular cells.

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  • The trabeculae have met in front and sent forward a median (c.t.) and lateral parts (a.o.) to support the nasal organs.

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  • But, as a matter of fact, as the student will perceive, frontal segment, parietal segment, and occipital segment, can no longer be traced; and the mode of origin from trabeculae and para-chordals show very clearly the falsity of this view.

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