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osteon

[′äs·tē‚än]
(histology)
A microscopic unit of mature bone composed of layers of osteocytes and bone surrounding a central canal. Also known as Haversian system.

Osteon

 

(also haversian system), a system in the bones of vertebrates and man that consists of from five to 20 lamellae arranged concentrically around a haversian canal. It is the structural unit that gives strength to compact bone. Osteons are interspersed with interstitial lamellae. (SeeHAVERSIAN CANALS.)

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