Haversian
Haversian Ha*ver"sian (h[.a]*v[~e]r"shan), a. Pertaining to, or discovered by, Clopton Havers, an English physician of the seventeenth century. [1913 Webster]

{Haversian canals} (Anat.), the small canals through which the blood vessels ramify in bone. [1913 Webster]


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  • haversian — haversián adj. m., pl. haversiéni; f. sg. haversiénă, pl. haversiéne Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  HAVERSIÁN, Ă adj. (despre un ţesut osos compact) în care canalele nutritive sunt înconjurate de celule osoase dispuse …   Dicționar Român

  • Haversian — [hə vʉr′zhən, hə vʉr′shən] adj. 〚after C. Havers ( c. 1650 1702), Eng physician〛 designating or of the canals through which blood vessels and connective tissue pass in bone * * * …   Universalium

  • Haversian — [hə vʉr′zhən, hə vʉr′shən] adj. [after C. Havers ( c. 1650 1702), Eng physician] designating or of the canals through which blood vessels and connective tissue pass in bone …   English World dictionary

  • haversian — Relating to Clopton Havers and the various osseous structures described by him. * * * ha·ver·sian (ha vurґzhən) named for Clopton Havers, English physician and anatomist, 1650–1702, as haversian lamella and haversian system …   Medical dictionary

  • haversián — adj. m., pl. haversiéni; f. sg. haversiánã, pl. haversiéne …   Romanian orthography

  • Haversian — adj. discovered by or referring to Clopton Havers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • haversian — ha·ver·sian …   English syllables

  • Haversian — …   Useful english dictionary

  • haversian system — n, often cap H a haversian canal with the concentrically arranged laminae of bone that surround it called also osteon * * * one of the cylindrical units of which compact bone is made. A Haversian canal forms a central tube, around which are… …   Medical dictionary

  • Haversian canals — Haversian Ha*ver sian (h[.a]*v[ e]r shan), a. Pertaining to, or discovered by, Clopton Havers, an English physician of the seventeenth century. [1913 Webster] {Haversian canals} (Anat.), the small canals through which the blood vessels ramify in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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