This would be of importance, since the clean puncture of cancellous bone was no doubt favoured by a high rate of velocity.
The cancellous structure of bone may be compared to the cellular tissue in soft parts.
It would seem that the first change is one of congestion of the vessels of the bone's cancellous tissue.
To show how the cancellous structure of bone is able to support a great deal of weight.
Notching or grooving is naturally much more common in the cancellous portions of bones.
Bone may be compact, or loose and spongy in character, when it is known as cancellous bone.
The soft substance filling the medullary cavities and cancellous extremities of the long bones.
These horn cores are formed internally of cancellous bone, and on them the true epidermal horns are borne.
The spongy or cancellous osteoma is really an ossified chondroma, and is met with at the ends of the long bones (Fig. 52).
The tympanic is not fused to the periotic and has a small bulla not filled with cancellous bone.
cancellous can·cel·lous (kān-sěl'əs, kān'sə-ləs)