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or dip·lo·ë  (dĭp′lō-ē′)
The spongy, porous, bony tissue between the hard outer and inner bone layers of the cranium.

[Greek diploē, a fold, doubling, from feminine of diploos, twofold; see dwo- in Indo-European roots.]

dip′lo·ic (-lō-ĭk) adj.


(Anatomy) anatomy the spongy bone separating the two layers of compact bone of the skull
[C17: via New Latin, from Greek: a fold, from diploos double]


(ˈdɪp loʊˌi)

the cancellate bony tissue between the hard inner and outer walls of the bones of the cranium.
[1690–1700; < Greek diplóē literally, a fold, n. use of feminine of diplóos double]
di•plo′ic, adj.
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In bone, this marrow expansion results in consistent morphological changes, including thickening of the orbital roof and diploe, as well as porous and frequently bilateral lesions to the roof of the orbit (cribra orbitalia) and cranial vault (porotic hyperostosis) (Stuart-Macadam 1987, 1989).
As a flat bone, the parietal has two cortical layers of hard and compact material which encloses a layer of spongy cancelous structural matrix, the diploe (Frodel et al.
La gran mayoria de los TEI se localizan a nivel de las cisternas del angulo ponto cerebeloso o paraselares; la minoria de los mismos son de localizacion extradural, como corresponde con la paciente presentada, en cuyo caso se acepta el origen del tumor a nivel del diploe craneano (1).
Cranial morphological age sequencing provided by Krogman: 1) Starting from 25 years of age, muscular markings become increasingly evident particularly on the occipital, temporal and lateral sides of the mandible; 2) Between 35 to 45 years, the surface gives a matted, granular appearance; 3) Around 35 to 45 years, inside of skull shows the Pacchionian depressions and occur with much more frequency; 4) After 50 years of age, the diploe become less vascular channelled and there is an increasing replacement by bone.
Next, a bone defect 6 mm in diameter was produced between the sutures of the occipital and frontal bones at the junction with the parietal bones passing through the entire thickness of the diploe, using a trephine type bur NEODENT[R] (Curitiba, Parana State, Brazil) mounted in a straight Kavo[R] handpiece (Joinville, Santa Catarina State, Brazil) coupled to a Branemarck System-Nobel Biocare[R] (YorbaLinda-California State, USA) surgical electric motor at a speed of 1500 rpm with abundant irrigation with sterile physiological solution.
Age, sex and body mass index in relation to calvarial diploe thickness and craniometric data on MRI.
If theses scalp wounds cannot be closed with a flap, the outer surface of the skull diploe is normally removed, exposing cancellous bone.
Alden, "Calculation of whole-body SAR from a 100 MHz diploe antenna," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol.
The skull and mandible of proboscideans often lag behind other skeletal elements in a depositional environment, mainly because of flotation of the skull due to diploe (Voorhies, 1969; Agenbroad and Mead, 1994).
Wenige medizinische Laien wissen, dass ein Teil des Schadeldachs eine spongiose Knochenschicht enthalt, die Diploe heisst, eigentlich nichts weiter als das griechische Wort fur ,doppelt'.
Despues que el bacilo tuberculoso viaja por via hematogena, se aloja en porciones del hueso esponjoso y el diploe craneal.
Aos 60 e 90 dias, o crescimento osseo foi progressivo em relacao ao tempo de observacao, com presenca de medula ossea com celulas mononucleares entremeando a diploe ossea.