epiphysial arrest

n.

Premature fusion between epiphysis and diaphysis of a bone.

Nearby words

  1. epiphragm,
  2. epiphylaxis,
  3. epiphyll,
  4. epiphyllous,
  5. epiphyllum,
  6. epiphysial aseptic necrosis,
  7. epiphysial cartilage,
  8. epiphysial line,
  9. epiphysial plate,
  10. epiphysiolysis


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