• Definition for "Haversian canal"
    • the tiny, interconnecting, longitudinal networks in bone tissue…
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Haversian canal definition

  • noun:
    • the tiny, interconnecting, longitudinal networks in bone tissue by which bloodstream, nerve fibers, and lymphatics pass.
    • A hollow station in the exact middle of an osteon, operating parallel into the amount of a bone.
    • any of the many small canals that contain arteries and connective tissue hence form a network in bone tissue
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