Definition of Haversian canal

1. Noun. Any of the many tiny canals that contain blood vessels and connective tissue and that form a network in bone.

Generic synonyms: Canal, Channel, Duct, Epithelial Duct



Definition of Haversian canal

1. Noun. (anatomy) A hollow channel in the center of an osteon, running parallel to the length of a bone. ¹

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Literary usage of Haversian canal

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"Haversian. canal. Between these circular systems, filling in the irregular ... would represent the Haversian canal. These latter lamellae are termed ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"These districts are termed Haversian systems; the central hole is an Haversian canal, and the rings are layers of bony tissue arranged concentrically around ..."

3. The Human Body: An Account of Its Structure and Activities and the by Henry Newell Martin (1881)
"The diameter of the Haversian canals is 0.05 mm. inch). average of an Around each Haversian canal lies a set of plates, or lamella, of hard bony substance ..."

4. A Text-book of histology by Frederick Randolph Bailey (1904)
"The Haversian canal itself contains marrow, blood-vessels, lymphatics, and nerves. (2) INTERSTITIAL (INTERMEDIATE OR GROUND) LAMELL.F. (Figs. 88 and 89). ..."

5. The Science and Art of Surgery: A Treatise on Surgical Injuries, Diseases by John Eric Erichsen (1885)
"... are found in. the delicate connective tissue contained in the Haversian canal. In a more advanced stage these cells are greatly increased in number, ..."

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