An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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HAVERS, Clopton

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Osteologia nova, or some new observations of the bones.

London: S. Smith, 1691.

Havers discovered the Haversian canals and made important observations of the physiology of bone growth and repair. The Haversian lamellae, glands, and folds, are also named after him. The Haversian canals were observed by van Leeuwenhoek in 1686.



Subjects: ANATOMY › 17th Century, ORTHOPEDICS › Muskuloskeletal System › Physiology of Bone Formation