noun (plural trabeculae; also -las) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, little beam, diminutive of trabs, trabes beam Date: circa 1866 1. a small bar, rod, bundle of fibers, or septal membrane in the framework of a body organ or part 2. a fold, ridge, or bar projecting into or extending from a plant part; especially a row of cells bridging an intercellular space • trabecular adjectivetrabeculate adjective

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