TITLE

lacunae

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1196
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition for the medical term lacunae is presented. Lacunae is the plural form of lacune, meaning a small pit, space, or cavity or the space occupied by cells of calcified tissues such as cementocytes, chondrocytes, and osteocytes. The term also refers to a focal loss of brain tissue due to a stroke involving a small penetrating artery in the brain. The definition is taken from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21233662

 

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