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pl. lacunae [L., lacuna, pit, gap, deficiency]
1. An empty space, gap, or hollow area. 2. The space occupied by cells of calcified tissues, e.g., cementocytes, chondrocytes, and osteocytes. 3. A focal loss of brain tissue due to a stroke involving a small penetrating artery in the brain.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Lacuna." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736396/all/lacuna.
Lacuna. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736396/all/lacuna. Accessed May 21, 2019.
Lacuna. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736396/all/lacuna
Lacuna [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 21]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736396/all/lacuna.
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