haversian system

noun

often capitalized H
: a haversian canal with the concentrically arranged laminae of bone that surround it

Word History

First Known Use

1845, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of haversian system was in 1845

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“Haversian system.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/haversian%20system. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

Medical Definition

haversian system

noun
often capitalized H
: a haversian canal with the concentrically arranged laminae of bone that surround it

called also osteon

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