epiphysial aseptic necrosis n.
Aseptic necrosis of bony epiphyses that may be due to obstruction of normal blood supply.
- Epiphysial cartilage
epiphysial cartilage n. The disk of cartilage between the shaft and the epiphysis of a long bone during its growth. Also called epiphysial plate.
- Epiphysial line
epiphysial line n. The line of junction of the epiphysis and diaphysis of a long bone where growth in length occurs.
- Epiphysial plate
epiphysial plate n. See epiphysial cartilage.
epiphysiolysis ep·i·phys·i·ol·y·sis (ěp’ə-fĭz’ē-ŏl’ĭ-sĭs) n. The loosening or separation, either partial or complete, of an epiphysis from the shaft of a bone.