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Etymology: Clopton Havers; L, glans, acorn
extrasynovial fat pads that may project into the joint space. Also called Havers' glands.
named after the English physician and anatomist Clopton Havers, 1650-1702.
any of the anastomosing axial channels of the haversian system in compact bone, containing blood and lymph vessels, and nerves.
the basic unit of compact bone consisting of a haversian canal and its concentrically arranged cylindrical lamellae. Called also osteon.