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Haversian canals
Haversian Ha*ver"sian, a. Pertaining to, or discovered by, Clopton Havers, an English physician of the seventeenth century. Haversian canals (Anat.), the small canals through which the blood vessels ramify in bone.

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- Haversian canals (sometimes canals of Havers) are a series of microscopic tubes in the outermost region of bone called cortical bone. They allow blood...
- the haversian canals. The perforating canals provide energy and nourishing elements for osteons. Bone by decalcification (40x): Volkmann's canal Haversian...
- central canal, the haversian canal. The haversian canal contains the bone's blood supplies. The boundary of an osteon is the cement line. Each haversian canal...
- relatively avascular (without a blood supply). Within the bone itself, the haversian canals become blocked with scar tissue, and the bone becomes surrounded by...
- observe and almost certainly the first to describe what are now called Haversian canals and Sharpey's fibres. Havers was born in Stambourne, Es****, the son...
- animal Lamella of osteon, the concentric circles around the central Haversian canals Lamella (cell biology): (i) part of a chloroplast (thin extension of...
- formation. Such healing requires only the remodeling of lamellar bone, the Haversian canals and the blood vessels without callus formation. This process may take...
- bone-cell or bone-corpuscle. Lacunae are connected to one another by small canals called canaliculi. A lacuna never contains more than one osteocyte. Sinuses...
- Ricqlès discovered Haversian canals in dinosaur bones, and argued that there was evidence of endothermy in dinosaurs. These canals are common in "warm-blooded"...
- warm-blooded animals. Their bones are highly vascularised and possess Haversian canals, and their bodily proportions are conducive to heat preservation. In...