The term caries is employed to indicate any diseased process associated with crumbling away of the trabecular framework of a bone.
The trabecular floor of the brain does not long remain simple.
There are also less obvious changes in the density of the shadow and in the arrangement of the trabecular structure of the 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.