epiphysial line

n.

The line of junction of the epiphysis and diaphysis of a long bone where growth in length occurs.

Nearby words

  1. epiphyllous,
  2. epiphyllum,
  3. epiphysial arrest,
  4. epiphysial aseptic necrosis,
  5. epiphysial cartilage,
  6. epiphysial plate,
  7. epiphysiolysis,
  8. epiphysis,
  9. epiphysitis,
  10. epiphyte


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