from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or discovered by, Clopton Havers, an English physician of the seventeenth century.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or discovered by Clopton Havers, a London anatomist (about 1690), who investigated the blood-vascular system of bone.
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  • Arrows denote growth lines used to age the specimen; HC refers to round haversian canals and EB to layers of endosteal bone.

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  • The specimen is inferred to represent a five-year-old individual and to be at a young adult ontogenetic stage, based on a combination of histological features including narrower outermost zones, dense haversian bone, extensive and multiple endosteal bone depositional events and absence of an external fundamental system. d, Close up of the gastroliths scale bar, 2 cm.

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  • His blog is called the Haversian Canal a coincidence, I'm certain and his email is haversian.canal -at-

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  • Canaliculi Volkmann's canal - communication between haversian canals or haversian system / osteon.

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  • I’ve got some marvelous sections of haversian canals in duckbill bones.

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