what is difference between cancellate and cancellous
From Latin cancellatus, past participle of cancellare.
cancellate (comparative more cancellate, superlative most cancellate)
- (botany) Consisting of a network of veins, without intermediate parenchyma; lattice-like.
- cancellate leaves
- (zoology) Having the surface covered with raised lines, crossing at right angles.
- (anatomy) Cancellated.
- inflection of cancellare:
- second-person plural present indicative
- second-person plural imperative
- feminine plural of cancellato
- second-person plural present active imperative of cancellō
From Latin cancellus (“lattice”).
cancellous (not comparable)
- (anatomy, of bone) Having low density and strength but high surface area, of the kind that fills the inner cavity of long bones.