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Bone biopsy, computed tomography (CT) scan. This scan has been obtained with a microtomograph, a CT scanner for small samples that magnifies the scan of the structure. Spongy (cancellous) bone is a bone tissue found deep inside bones. It consists of a network of bars (trabeculae) separated by spaces. A biopsy sample is tissue obtained for microscopic analysis to help diagnose a disorder. Photographed at the Rizzoli Institute, Bologna, Italy.
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