cancellate vs cancellous what difference

what is difference between cancellate and cancellous

English

Etymology

From Latin cancellatus, past participle of cancellare.

Adjective

cancellate (comparative more cancellate, superlative most cancellate)

  1. (botany) Consisting of a network of veins, without intermediate parenchyma; lattice-like.
    cancellate leaves
  2. (zoology) Having the surface covered with raised lines, crossing at right angles.
  3. (anatomy) Cancellated.

Italian

Verb

cancellate

  1. inflection of cancellare:
    1. second-person plural present indicative
    2. second-person plural imperative
  2. feminine plural of cancellato

Latin

Verb

cancellāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of cancellō


English

Etymology

From Latin cancellus (lattice).

Adjective

cancellous (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy, of bone) Having low density and strength but high surface area, of the kind that fills the inner cavity of long bones.

Synonyms

  • trabecular

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