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cancellate

[kan-suh-leyt, -lit]
adjective
1.
Anatomy. of spongy or porous structure, as bone.
Also, cancellated [kan-suh-ley-tid] .


Origin:
1655–65; < Latin cancellātus. See cancel, -ate1

subcancellate, adjective
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cancellate, cancellous or cancellated (ˈkænsɪˌleɪt, ˈkænsɪləs)
 
adj
1.  anatomy having a spongy or porous internal structure: cancellate bones
2.  botany forming a network; reticulate: a cancellate venation
 
[C17: from Latin cancellāre to make like a lattice; see cancel]
 
cancellous, cancellous or cancellated
 
adj
 
[C17: from Latin cancellāre to make like a lattice; see cancel]
 
cancellated, cancellous or cancellated
 
adj
 
[C17: from Latin cancellāre to make like a lattice; see cancel]

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