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.
[ih-pif-uh-sis] /ɪˈpɪf ə sɪs/ noun, plural epiphyses [ih-pif-uh-seez] /ɪˈpɪf əˌsiz/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. a part or process of a bone separated from the main body of the bone by a layer of cartilage and subsequently uniting with the bone through further ossification. 2. . /ɪˈpɪfɪsɪs/ noun (pl) -ses (-ˌsiːz) 1. the end of a […]