cancellous

[ kan-suh-luhs ]
/ ˈkæn sə ləs /

adjective Anatomy.

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Origin of cancellous

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

OTHER WORDS FROM cancellous

sub·can·cel·lous, adjective
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Medical definitions for cancellous

cancellous
[ kăn-sĕləs, kănsə-ləs ]

adj.

Cancellated.
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