Medical Dictionary

epiphysis

noun epiph·y·sis \i-ˈpif-ə-səs\
plural epiph·y·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of EPIPHYSIS

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:  a part or process of a bone that ossifies separately and later becomes ankylosed to the main part of the bone; especially :  an end of a long bone—compare diaphysis

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