trabecula

trabecula is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

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(tră-bek′yŭ-lă )

(tră-bek′yŭ-lē)
pl. trabeculae [L. trabecula, a little beam]

1. A cord of tissue that serves as a supporting structure by forming a septum that extends into an organ from its wall or capsule.
2. The network of osseous tissue that makes up the cancellous structure of a bone.

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