Trabecula

In general anatomical usage, a septum extending from an envelope through enclosed substance, which, together with other trabeculae, forms part of the framework of various organs; also called intermuncial process.

Trabecula

A trabecula (plural trabeculae, from Latin for `small beam`) is a small, often microscopic, tissue element in the form of a small beam, strut or rod, generally having a mechanical function, and usually composed of dense collagenous tissue (such as the trabecula of the spleen.) They can be composed of other materials; in the heart, for example, m.....
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Trabecula

• (n.) A small bar, rod, bundle of fibers, or septal membrane, in the framework of an organ part.
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trabecula

(from the article `bone`) ...of intersecting plates and spicules called trabeculae, which vary in amount in different bones and enclose spaces filled with blood vessels and ... ...lower end of the femur form the upper half of the knee joint, which is completed below by the tibia (shin) and patella (kneecap). Internally, the ... [2 re...
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Trabecula

(pl. trabeculae) A solid bony strut of cancellous bone. Literally, a small beam, or bar
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trabecula

(trә-bek´u-lә) a small beam or supporting structure; used in anatomic nomenclature to designate various fibromuscular bands or cords providing support in various organs, as heart, penis, and spleen, adj., trabec´ular., adj. trabeculae of bone anastomosing bony s...
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trabecula

noun rod-shaped structures of fibrous tissue that divide an organ into parts (as in the penis) or stabilize the structure of an organ (as in the spleen)
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trabecula

(pl. trabeculae) a solid bony strut of cancellous bone. Literally, a small beam, or bar
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Trabecula

[gastropod] Trabecula is a genus of very small sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs or micromolluscs in the family Pyramidellidae, the pyrams and their allies, and the subfamily Chrysallidinae, a large taxon of minute marine gastropods with an intorted protoconch. ==General description== The whorls of the teleoconch are rounded, and longit...
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trabecula

A transverse partition which divides or partly divides a cavity. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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trabecula

diminutive of Latin trabs = a beam; hence the supporting fibres of a structure.
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trabecula

small bar or rod
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Trabecula

Trabecula: A partition which divides or partly divides a cavity. One of the strands of connective tissue projecting into an organ that constitutes part of the framework of the organ as, for example, the trabeculae of the spleen. One of a number of small interconnecting rods of bone making up a mass of spongy bone as, for example, the trabeculae wit...
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trabecula

Type: Term Pronunciation: tră-bek′yū-lă, -lē Definitions: 1. A meshwork; one of the supporting bundles of fibers traversing the substance of a structure, usually derived from the capsule or one of the fibrous septa. 2. A small piece of the spongy substance of bone usually interconnected with other similar pieces. 3. In his...
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trabecula

[n] - rod-shaped structures of fibrous tissue that divide an organ into parts (as in the penis) or stabilize the structure of an organ (as in the spleen)
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