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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cancellous  \Can"cel*lous\,  a.  [Cf.  L.  cancellosus  covered  with 
  bars.]  (Anat.) 
  Having  a  spongy  or  porous  structure;  made  up  of  cancelli; 
  cancellated;  as  the  cancellous  texture  of  parts  of  many 
  bones. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cancellous 
  adj  :  (anatomy)  having  an  open  or  latticed  or  porous  structure 
  [syn:  {cancellate},  {cancellated}] 




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