Epiphysial line



epiphysial line n.
The line of junction of the epiphysis and diaphysis of a long bone where growth in length occurs.

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  • Epiphysiolysis

    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.



  • Epiphysis

    [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 […]

  • Epiphysitis

    epiphysitis e·piph·y·si·tis (ĭ-pĭf’ĭ-sī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of an epiphysis.



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