growth plate

noun

: the region in a long bone between the epiphysis and diaphysis where growth in length occurs : epiphyseal plate

called also physis

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“Growth plate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/growth%20plate. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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