noun, plural e·piph·y·ses [ih-pif-uh-seez] /ɪˈpɪf əˌsiz/. Anatomy.
Origin of epiphysis
Examples from the Web for epiphyses
Historical Examples of epiphyses
The terminations of all three of the leg bones are formed by epiphyses.The Vertebrate Skeleton
Sidney H. Reynolds
At the same time the epiphyses swell very rapidly, and are painful.
The epiphyses were slightly thickened; there were pain in the limbs, languor, and pallor.
This causes osteo-myelitis, which frequently results in a separation of the epiphyses.
Hemorrhages and separations of the epiphyses or fractures of the long bones dominate the macroscopic picture.Scurvy Past and Present
Alfred Fabian Hess