pressure epiphysis

n.

A secondary center of ossification that forms at the articular end of a long bone.

Nearby words

  1. pressure cabin,
  2. pressure center,
  3. pressure cooker,
  4. pressure drag,
  5. pressure dressing,
  6. pressure flaking,
  7. pressure gauge,
  8. pressure gradient,
  9. pressure group,
  10. pressure head


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