In this cross-section of decalcified bone, compact bone is
seen surrounding spongy (cancellous) bone that consists
of bone trabeculae and marrow.
Note the sieve-like arrangement of bone trabeculae and
blood vessels scattered throughout the marrow.
Paraffin section, hematoxylin and eosin
Low-power light microscopy
Katsumi M. Miyai, M.D., Ph.D
Department of Pathology
School of Medicine
University of California, San Diego
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