noun, plural e·piph·y·ses [ih-pif-uh-seez] /ɪˈpɪf əˌsiz/. Anatomy.
Origin of epiphysis
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Historical Examples of epiphysis
The stoppage of the fissuring short of the epiphysis is characteristic.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900
George Henry Makins
It is otherwise known as the "conarium" the "pinus" or "epiphysis."The Mystery of Space
Robert T. Browne
The diagnosis from accidental separation of the epiphysis, or from fractures, may be made from the history of the case.
Suppuration is rare, disjunction of the epiphysis from the diaphysis common.
The periosteum rarely becomes separated at the line of junction of the epiphysis and diaphysis.Scurvy Past and Present
Alfred Fabian Hess