Spongious
Spongiose Spon"gi*ose` (sp[u^]n"j[i^]*[=o]s`), Spongious Spon"gi*ous (sp[u^]n"j[i^]*[u^]s), a. [L. spongiosus, spongeosus: cf. F. spongieux. See {Sponge}.] Somewhat spongy; spongelike; full of small cavities like sponge; as, spongious bones. [1913 Webster]

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  • spongious — adjective Characteristic of a sponge; spongy …   Wiktionary

  • spongious — spon·gi·ous …   English syllables

  • spongious — ˈspənjēəs adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French spongieux, from Latin spongiosus, from spongia sponge + osus ous archaic : full of small cavities like sponge : spongy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spongiose — Spon gi*ose (sp[u^]n j[i^]*[=o]s ), Spongious Spon gi*ous (sp[u^]n j[i^]*[u^]s), a. [L. spongiosus, spongeosus: cf. F. spongieux. See {Sponge}.] Somewhat spongy; spongelike; full of small cavities like sponge; as, spongious bones. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spongeous — Spon geous (sp[u^]n j[u^]s), a. [See {Spongious}.] Resembling sponge; having the nature or qualities of sponge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • spongiosa — ˌspənjēˈōsə, ˌspän noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin, from substantia spongiosa spongy substance, from Latin substantia substance + spongiosa, feminine of spongiosus spongious : the part of a bone (as much of the epiphyseal area of long bones) made… …   Useful english dictionary

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