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Haversian canal

Definition

noun

Any of the small vascular canals at the center of the osteon, running longitudinally to the length of a bone, and containing blood vessels, nerves and lymphatics.


Supplement

The Haversian canals constitute the compact region of the bone.


Word origin: named after the British physician, Clopton Havers.

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Flow rate of fluid through haversian canal

Does anyone know what the flow rate of fluid through the haversian canals is? Cheers

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by mas
Thu Feb 16, 2006 9:56 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Flow rate of fluid through haversian canal
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