noun, plural e·piph·y·ses [ih-pif-uh-seez]. /ɪˈpɪf əˌsiz/. Anatomy.
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Origin of epiphysis
OTHER WORDS FROM epiphysisep·i·phys·e·al [ep-uh-fiz-ee-uhl, ih-pif-uh-see-uhl, -zee-], /ˌɛp əˈfɪz i əl, ɪˌpɪf əˈsi əl, -ˈzi-/, ep·i·phys·i·al, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for epiphysis
It is otherwise known as the "conarium" the "pinus" or "epiphysis."The Mystery of Space|Robert T. Browne
It bears posteriorly a small epiphysis which is really a detached portion of the inferior arch.
The radius or pre-axial bone is the larger of the two, and is a rod-like bone terminated at either end by an epiphysis.
The radius and ulna are nearly equal in size and each consists of a long shaft terminated at either end by an epiphysis.
The terminal phalanx of each digit has an epiphysis only at its proximal end, the others have them at both ends.