metaphysis

noun

me·​taph·​y·​sis
mə-ˈtaf-ə-səs
plural metaphyses -ˌsēz How to pronounce metaphysis (audio)
: 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 12 Apr. 2024.

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