haversian system


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haversian system

n.
See osteon.
Translations

ha·ver·si·an sys·tem

n. sistema de Havers, serie de canículos o pequeños conductos y láminas en formación concéntrica que forman la base estructural del hueso compacto.
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We present a case of postoperative osseous metaplasia in the maxillary sinus that led to the formation of mature bone with a well-developed haversian system and bone marrow.
The basic functional unit of mature compact bone is the osteon or Haversian system.