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osteon

 [os´te-on] (Gr.)
the basic unit of structure of compact bone, comprising a haversian canal and its concentrically arranged lamellae.

os·te·on

, osteone (os'tē-on, -ōn),
A central canal containing blood capillaries and the concentric osseous lamellae around it occurring in compact bone.
Synonym(s): haversian system
[G. osteon, bone]

osteon

/os·te·on/ (os´te-on) [Gr.] the basic unit of structure of compact bone, comprising a haversian canal and its concentrically arranged lamellae.

osteon

(ŏs′tē-ŏn′)
n.
A structural unit of bone consisting of a haversian canal and corresponding lamellae of compact bone. Also called haversian system.

osteon

[os′tē·on]
Etymology: Gk, bone
the basic central structural unit of compact bone, consisting of the haversian canal and its concentric rings of 4 to 20 lamellae. Most of the units run with the long axis of the bone. Also called haversian system.

os·te·on

, osteone (os'tē-on, -ōn)
A central canal containing blood capillaries and the concentric osseous lamellae around it occurring in compact bone.
Synonym(s): haversian system.
[G. osteon, bone]

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

os·te·on

, osteone (os'tē-on, -ōn)
A central canal containing blood capillaries and the concentric osseous lamellae around it occurring in compact bone.
Synonym(s): haversian system.
[G. osteon, bone]

osteon (os´tēon),

n the three-dimensional reconstruction of concentric lamellae arranged circumferentially about the course of a central blood vessel.

osteon

the basic unit of structure of compact bone, comprising a haversian canal and its concentrically arranged lamellae. Called also haversian system.
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