Spongy Bone

Science / Biology / Spongy Bone: The inner layer of bone; found at the ends of long bones and is less dense than compact bone. Some spongy bone contains red marrow.

Cancellous Bone

Health / Dentistry / Cancellous Bone: Spongy bone tissue located in the medulla of bone rather than the cortex which is compact. This bone is composed of a variable trabecular network containing interstitial tissue which may be hematopoie MORE

Resorption (Of Bone)

Health / Dentistry / Resorption (Of Bone): A loss of bone substances by physiologic or pathologic means is considered associated with the natural aging process, metabolic disturbances and trauma. MORE

Mandibular Basal Bone

Health / Dentistry / Mandibular Basal Bone: That portion of the body of the mandible that remains after resorption of the alveolar process. This bone is considered stable and is utilized with the subperiosteal implant. MORE

Manaibular Staple (Bone Plate)

Health / Dentistry / Manaibular Staple (Bone Plate): A form of a trans-osseous implant in which a plate is placed partially into the inferior border, and a series of retentive pins are placed partially into the inferior border with two continuous screws MORE

Spongy Bone

Science / Biology / Spongy Bone: The inner layer of bone; found at the ends of long bones and is less dense than compact bone. Some spongy bone contains red marrow. MORE

Spongy Mesophyll

Science / Biology / Spongy Mesophyll: Parenchyma cells found in plant leaves that are irregularly shaped and have large intracellular spaces. MORE

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