Medical Dictionary


noun me·taph·y·sis\mə-ˈtaf-ə-səs\
plural me·taph·y·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of METAPHYSIS

:  the transitional zone at which the diaphysis and epiphysis of a bone come together

Illustration of METAPHYSIS


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