Haversian canal

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any of the many tiny canals that contain blood vessels and connective tissue and that form a network in bone

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However, the interlayer thickness cannot be so small in the case of bone because the size of the bone sample to be tested should be large enough to be characteristic of the material, with several haversian canals, lacunae, etc.