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A structural unit of bone consisting of a haversian canal and corresponding lamellae of compact bone. Also called haversian system.

[German Osteon, from Greek osteon, bone; see ost- in Indo-European roots.]
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polymer-ceramic composite biomaterials, shaped as the osteons of compact bone can be used in the treatment of segmental defects.
The sites which received ABB + CM showed more lamellar bone whereas OFD sites included mostly woven bone with primary osteons.
The foremost export products are trout and salmon (around 94%), followed in a minor range by bivalves, algae, osteons, abalone and oysters.
Rat alveolar bone is dense and it has no osteons and marrow spaces while there is less amount of osteoid tissue along the bone surface of alveolus as compare to humans.
Hematoxylin and eosin staining: morphological description expressed in a percentage value of the observed presence of osteoblasts, osteoclasts, osteocytes, fibroblasts, osteons, collagen fibers, and graft biomaterial.
By measuring the thickness of the compact tissue and external and internal general plates and the number of osteons and their measurements, we have identified certain age morphological differences in bone tissue histoarchitectonics.
Osteons in different colors, seen around implants, confirm that osteogenesis occurred during the entire period during which the implants were in the animals.
Primary osteons of rough-fibred bone tissue are replaced by organotypic secondary osteons of lamellar bone tissue.
Ossos sao mais resistentes na orientacao longitudinal do que tangencial ou radial; isso se deve principalmente ao fato dos osteons serem orientados ao longo do eixo osseo e justapostos entre si (CORDEY, 2000; HUISKES & VAN RIETBERGEN, 2005).
Intermediate callus was replaced by bone acquiring lamellar structure in which osteons gradually oriented along the axis of the bone.
1979) and published in the Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, demonstrated the production of differences in potential, caused by mechanical stress following the uneven compression, whereas, in the case of uniform compression, electric fields around osteons were equivalent and did not reveal a difference in potential.