epiphyseal line

noun

Medical Definition of epiphyseal line

: the line marking the site of an epiphyseal plate that has has stopped growing and become ossified

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“Epiphyseal line.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/epiphyseal%20line. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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