Related formssub·can·cel·lous, adjective
Examples from the Web for cancellous
This would be of importance, since the clean puncture of cancellous bone was no doubt favoured by a high rate of velocity.
The tympanic is not fused to the periotic and has a small bulla not filled with cancellous bone.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds
Notching or grooving is naturally much more common in the cancellous portions of bones.
To show how the cancellous structure of bone is able to support a great deal of weight.A Practical Physiology|Albert F. Blaisdell
The soft substance filling the medullary cavities and cancellous extremities of the long bones.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry|Maximilian Stern