spongiosa

noun
spon·​gi·​o·​sa | \ ˌspən-jē-ˈō-sə How to pronounce spongiosa (audio) , ˌspän- How to pronounce spongiosa (audio) \

Medical Definition of spongiosa

: the part of a bone (as much of the epiphyseal area of long bones) made up of spongy cancellous bone

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“Spongiosa.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/spongiosa. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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