metaphysis

noun
me·​taph·​y·​sis | \ mə-ˈtaf-ə-səs \
plural metaphyses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce metaphysis (audio) \

Medical Definition of metaphysis

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

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“Metaphysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/metaphysis. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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