Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[huh-vur-zhuh n] /həˈvɜr ʒən/

noun, (sometimes lowercase) Anatomy.
a microscopic channel in bone, through which a blood vessel runs.
(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)
Any of various canals in compact bone through which blood vessels, nerve fibers, and lymphatics pass.


Read Also:

  • 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.

  • Haversian-system

    noun, (sometimes lowercase) Anatomy. 1. a and the series of concentric bony plates surrounding it. haversian system n. See osteon.

  • Haversine

    [hav-er-sahyn] /ˈhæv ərˌsaɪn/ noun, Trigonometry. 1. one half the versed sine of a given angle or arc. /ˈhævəˌsaɪn/ noun 1. (obsolete) half the value of the versed sine

Disclaimer: Haversian-canal definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.