The network of intersecting plates and spicules in cancellous bone which form a meshwork of intercommunicating spaces filled with blood vessels and marrow; in mature bone, the trabeculae are aligned in parallel with the lines of major compressive or tensile force [ MP:0010867 ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

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editor note

consider revision - we have 3 classes, the tissue itself, the network, and the spaces.

has related synonym

bone trabecula

bone trabeculae