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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.


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  • 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

    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 […]

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