Haversian system


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Haversian system

[hə′vər·zhən ‚sis·təm]
(histology)
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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.
Microscopically, whale bone has a more pronounced Haversian system (the network of spaces through which blood vessels ramify in bone) throughout the cortex.