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trabecula  


      n   pl   , -lae     (Anatomy, botany)  
1    any of various rod-shaped structures that support other organs  
2    any of various rod-shaped cells or structures that bridge a cavity, as within the capsule of a moss  
     (C19: via New Latin from Latin: a little beam, from trabs a beam)  
   trabecular, trabeculate             adj  
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