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metaphysis in Medicine

metaphysis

(mĭ-tăfĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. me•taph•y•ses (-sēz′)
  1. The zone of growth between the epiphysis and diaphysis during development of a bone.
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Related formsmet′a•physi•al (mĕt′ə-fĭzē-əl) adj.
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