The picture shows the struts within a femoral head. These struts are the 'spongy' bone, which has a high stability at a low weight. This bone is weakened by osteoporosis (yellow zones). Misdirected osteoclasts have reduced the osseous tissue.
Scanning Electron Microscope, magnification 700:1
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