haversian canals


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Related to haversian canals: Volkmann's canals

ha·ver·si·an ca·nals

vascular canals that run longitudinally in the center of haversian systems of compact osseous tissue.
Synonym(s): Leeuwenhoek canals

ha·ver·si·an ca·nals

(ha-vĕrzē-ăn kă-nalz')
Vascular canals that run longitudinally in the center of haversian systems of compact osseous tissue.

Havers,

Clopton, English anatomist, 1650-1702.
Havers glands - collections of adipose tissue in the hip, knee, and other joints, covered by synovial membrane. Synonym(s): synovial glands
haversian canals - vascular canals that run longitudinally in the center of haversian systems of compact osseous tissue. Synonym(s): Leeuwenhoek canals
haversian lamella - one of the concentric tubular layers of bone surrounding the central canal in an osteon. Synonym(s): concentric lamella
haversian spaces - spaces in bone formed by the enlargement of haversian canals.
haversian system - a central canal containing capillaries and the concentric osseous lamellae around it occurring in compact bone. Synonym(s): osteon

Leeuwenhoek,

Anton van, Dutch microscopist, 1632-1723.
Leeuwenhoek canals - Synonym(s): haversian canals
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The number of Haversian canals in guineafowl hen's long bones is fewer than in roosters.
They speculated that the region of lower Pb concentration has lower blood flow in the Haversian canals and, consequently, less Pb available for uptake into bone matrix during bone remodeling (Todd et al.
Natural cavities such as lacunae, canaliculi and haversian canals can also possibly initiate cracks when bone is subjected to high strain rates (2).