haversian canals

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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