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metaphysis

[ mĭ-tăfĭ-sĭs ]
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n. pl. me•taph•y•ses (-sēz′)

The zone of growth between the epiphysis and diaphysis during development of a bone.

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met′a•physi•al (mĕt′ə-fĭzē-əl) adj.
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