noun, plural di·aph·y·ses [dahy-af-uh-seez]. /daɪˈæf əˌsiz/. Anatomy.
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Origin of diaphysis
OTHER WORDS FROM diaphysisdi·a·phys·i·al, di·a·phys·e·al [dahy-uh-fiz-ee-uhl], /ˌdaɪ əˈfɪz i əl/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for diaphysis
The diaphysis is large and nearly straight; the distal extremity is furnished with two equal condyles separated by a deep channel.Extinct Birds|Walter Rothschild
In compound separations of epiphysis, the end of the diaphysis may be pushed through the skin.
On its under aspect is a cup-like depression into which the central pyramidal-shaped portion of the diaphysis fits.
The upper end of the diaphysis forms a projecting ridge which may be felt below and in front of the acromion.
The periosteum rarely becomes separated at the line of junction of the epiphysis and diaphysis.Scurvy Past and Present|Alfred Fabian Hess