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Haversian system

noun, (sometimes lowercase) Anatomy.
a Haversian canal and the series of concentric bony plates surrounding it.
Origin of Haversian system
1835-45; see Haversian canal Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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haversian-system in Medicine

haversian system n.
See osteon.

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