Havers, Clopton(redirected from Havers glands)
British physician and anatomist (1650–1702) whose work is particularly remembered for its detailed description of the microscopic structure of bone.See: haversian system
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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
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