osteon

A central canal containing blood capillaries and the concentric osseous lamellae around it occurring in compact bone. ... Synonym: haversian system. ... Origin: G. Osteon, bone ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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osteon

(os´te-on) the basic unit of structure of compact bone, comprising a haversian canal and its concentrically arranged lamellae.
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osteon

the chief structural unit of compact (cortical) bone, consisting of concentric bone layers called lamellae, which surround a long hollow passageway, ... [1 related articles]
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osteon

Type: Term Pronunciation: os′tē-on, -ōn Definitions: 1. A central canal containing blood capillaries and the concentric osseous lamellae around it occurring in compact bone. Synonyms: haversian system
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osteon

(os;te-on) A group of osteocytes and concentric lamellae surrounding a central canal, constituting the basic unit of structure in osseous tissue; also called a haversian system.
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osteon

(os;te-on) A group of osteocytes and concentric lamellae surrounding a central canal, constituting the basic unit of structure in osseous tissue; also called a haversian system.
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