[hav-er-sak] /ˈhæv ərˌsæk/
a single-strapped bag worn over one shoulder and used for carrying supplies.
a soldier’s bag for rations, extra clothing, etc.
a canvas bag for provisions or equipment, carried on the back or shoulder
1749, from French havresac (1670s), from Low German hafersach “cavalry trooper’s bag for horse provender,” literally “oat sack,” from the common Germanic word for “oat” (see haver (n.1)) + sack (n.1)).
[huh-vur-zhuh n] /həˈvɜr ʒən/ noun, (sometimes lowercase) Anatomy. 1. a microscopic channel in bone, through which a blood vessel runs. /hæˈvɜːʃən/ noun 1. (histology) any of the channels that form a network in bone and contain blood vessels and nerves haversian canal ha·ver·sian canal (hə-vûr’zhən) n. Any of various canals in compact bone through which […]
- Haversian lamella
haversian lamella n. See concentric lamella.
- Haversian space
haversian space n. A space in compact bone formed by the enlargement of a haversian canal.
noun, (sometimes lowercase) Anatomy. 1. a and the series of concentric bony plates surrounding it. haversian system n. See osteon.