cancelli

noun plural
can·​cel·​li | \ kan-ˈsel-ˌī, -(ˌ)ē How to pronounce cancelli (audio) \

Medical Definition of cancelli

1 : the intersecting osseous plates and bars of which cancellous bone is composed
2 : the interstices between the plates and bars of cancellous bone

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“Cancelli.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cancelli. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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