Ratio of density of cancellous bone to density of compact bone

Range 1/10 to 1/2 unitless
Organism vertebrates
Reference Brian Cotterell, Fracture and Life, Imperial College Press, 2010 p.77 bottom paragraph
Comments "Cancellous bone, because it is porous, is much lighter and weighs from 1/10 to 1/2 the density of compact bone."
Entered by Uri M
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