epiph·​y·​se·​al i-ˌpi-fə-ˈsē-əl How to pronounce epiphyseal (audio)
variants or less commonly epiphysial
: of or relating to an epiphysis

Word History

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of epiphyseal was in 1842

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“Epiphyseal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epiphyseal. Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

Medical Definition


epiph·​y·​se·​al i-ˌpif-ə-ˈsē-əl How to pronounce epiphyseal (audio)
variants also epiphysial
: of or relating to an epiphysis
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