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Bone structure cartoon

Bone structure showing both compact and spongy bone and an example of the "bone unit" the osteon or Haversian system. At the core of this is located the Haversian canal, containing blood vessels and nerves.


Haversian system and canal named after Clopton Havers (1657 - 1702) an English physician who did pioneering histology research on bone structure.


Links: Bone Development | Bone Histology | Musculoskeletal System - Bone Development


Reference

Image Source: U.S. National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Program (http://training.seer.cancer.gov/index.html)

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current11:14, 21 September 2009Thumbnail for version as of 11:14, 21 September 2009520 × 300 (46 KB)S8600021 (talk | contribs)Bone structure compact and spongy Image Source: U.S. National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Program (http://training.seer.cancer.gov/index.html)