The blood-vessels enter at one spot, the hilum, and are distributed along the trabeculae.
(b) the trabeculae which meet behind and embrace the front end of the notochord.
It causes a thinning of the cortex of the shafts and of the trabeculae of the spongy portions of the long and short bones.
trabecula tra·bec·u·la (trə-běk'yə-lə)
n. pl. tra·bec·u·lae (-lē')
Any of the supporting strands of connective tissue projecting into an organ and constituting part of the framework of that organ.
Any of the fine spicules forming a network in cancellous bone.