cancelli

noun plural

can·​cel·​li kan-ˈsel-ˌī, -(ˌ)ē How to pronounce cancelli (audio)
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 24 Feb. 2024.

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