spongy bone n.
Bone in which the spicules form a latticework, with interstices filled with embryonic connective tissue or bone marrow. Also called cancellous bone, spongy substance, trabecular bone.
Any of the turbinate bones.
Sporothrix Spo·ro·thrix (spôr’ə-thrĭks’) n. A genus of dimorphic imperfect fungi, including the species S. schenckii, the causative agent of sporotrichosis.
[spawr-uh-tri-koh-sis, spohr-] /ˌspɔr ə trɪˈkoʊ sɪs, ˌspoʊr-/ noun, Pathology. 1. a widespread infectious disease marked by nodules or ulcers of the skin, chiefly affecting humans and domestic mammals and caused by the fungus Sporothrix schenckii. sporotrichosis spo·ro·tri·cho·sis (spôr’ō-trĭ-kō’sĭs) n. A chronic infectious disease of domestic mammals and humans characterized by nodules or ulcers in the […]
noun 1. the protist phylum (or animal class) comprising the sporozoans. Sporozoa Spo·ro·zo·a (spôr’ə-zō’ə) or Spo·ro·zo·e·a (-zō’ē-ə) n. A large class of parasitic protozoa, most of which reproduce sexually and asexually in alternate generations by means of spores. They are frequently transmitted by bloodsucking insects to different hosts, where they cause many serious diseases, such […]
noun 1. any parasitic spore-forming protozoan of the phylum (or class) Sporozoa, several species of which, as plasmodia, cause malaria. adjective 2. Also, sporozoal. belonging or pertaining to the Sporozoa. noun 1. any parasitic protozoan of the phylum Apicomplexa (or Sporozoa), characterized by a complex life cycle, part of which is passed in the cells […]