Howship, John(redirected from John Howship)
Brit. anatomist, 1781–1841.
One of several small pits, grooves, or depressions found where bone is resorbed by osteoclasts.See: osteoclast
Paresthesia or pain on the medial aspect of the thigh secondary to pressure on the obturator nerve by an obturator hernia.Synonym: Howship-Romberg sign
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Howship,John, English surgeon, 1781-1841.
Howship lacunae - tiny depressions, pits, or irregular grooves in bone that are being resorbed by osteoclasts. Synonym(s): resorption lacunae
Romberg-Howship symptom - see under Romberg, Moritz Heinrich von
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