cancellous bone n.
See spongy bone.
This would be of importance, since the clean puncture of cancellous bone was no doubt favoured by a high rate of velocity.
Bone may be compact, or loose and spongy in character, when it is known as cancellous bone.
These horn cores are formed internally of cancellous bone, and on them the true epidermal horns are borne.
The tympanic is not fused to the periotic and has a small bulla not filled with cancellous bone.