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01:10 Feb 10, 2007
English to Portuguese translations [Non-PRO]
Medical - Medical: Dentistry / implants
English term or phrase: cancellous
Because of the rich vascular supply and cancellous character of the maxillary bone much of the necessary remodelling......

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4 +1poroso, esponjoso
P Forgas



46 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
poroso, esponjoso

Definition: Cancellous

1. (anatomy) having an open or latticed or porous structure.

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P Forgas
Local time: 10:54
Native speaker of: Spanish

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agree  Heloisa Ferreira: isso mesmo. Inclusiive o autor do artigo postado pela Márcia foi meu professor na universidade. O termo "cancellous" era muito usado nas aulas de cirurgia veterinária e denomina os ossos esponjosos, porosos ou com deficiência de cálcio
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