also epiphysial adjective Date: 1842 of or relating to an epiphysis

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  • Epiphyseal — Ep i*phys e*al, Epiphysial Ep i*phys i*al, (Anat.) Pertaining to, or having the nature of, an epiphysis. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • epiphyseal — See epiphysial. * * * …   Universalium

  • epiphyseal — adjective Of or pertaining to the epiphysis …   Wiktionary

  • epiphyseal — epiph·y·se·al i .pif ə sē əl also ep·i·phys·i·al .ep ə fiz ē əl adj of or relating to an epiphysis …   Medical dictionary

  • epiphyseal — adj. of the epiphysis, of the end of a bone which ossifies separately and later joins with the main bone (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • epiphyseal — epiph·y·se·al …   English syllables

  • epiphyseal — adjective relating to the epiphysis of a bone (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑epiphysial • Pertains to noun: ↑epiphysis (for: ↑epiphysial), ↑epiphysis • Derivati …   Useful english dictionary

  • epiphyseal line — n the line marking the site of the epiphyseal plate * * * 1. linea epiphysialis. 2. a strip of lesser density apparent in the radiograph of a long bone, representing the linea epiphysialis …   Medical dictionary

  • epiphyseal plate — n the cartilage that contains an epiphysis, unites it with the shaft, and is the site of longitudinal growth of the bone called also epiphyseal cartilage * * * lamina epiphysialis …   Medical dictionary

  • Epiphyseal plate — The epiphyseal plate (or epiphysial plate, physis, or growth plate) is a hyaline cartilage plate in the metaphyses of children and adolescents.Anatomy DevelopmentEpiphyseal plates are present in growing bones. They are found in children and are… …   Wikipedia

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