Volkmann's canal


Volk·​mann's canal ˈfō(l)k-mənz- How to pronounce Volkmann's canal (audio)
: any of the small channels in bone that transmit blood vessels from the periosteum into the bone and that lie perpendicular to and communicate with the Haversian canals

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“Volkmann's canal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Volkmann%27s%20canal. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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