cancellous

[ kan-suh-luh s ]
/ ˈkæn sə ləs /

adjective Anatomy.

Origin of cancellous

1830–40; < Latin cancell(us) lattice (see cancellus) + -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM cancellous

sub·can·cel·lous, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for cancellous

Medical definitions for cancellous

cancellous
[ kăn-sĕləs, kănsə-ləs ]

adj.

Cancellated.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.