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Synonyms for epiphyseal

relating to the epiphysis of a bone


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The epiphyseal cartilage was composed of multiple discrete units of one or more chondrocytes encased in a territorial capsule and separated from each other by cleft spaces in which spindle fibroblast-like cells were easily recognizable.
The absence of a chemically identifiable interterritorial matrix was confirmed by the immunoreactivity of the epiphyseal cartilage for biglycan and decorin (Figure 3).
There was change to the zonal structure of epiphyseal cartilage and the number of cells and intercellular substance in indifferent cartilage and proliferation zone were also increased.
Therefore, the marked effects of Ecd to prevent osteoporosis in the cancellous bone structures may be mediated in part by stimulatory action on epiphyseal cartilage cells.
Beneficial effects of beta-Ecdysone on the joint, epiphyseal cartilage tissue and trabecular bone in ovariectomized rats.
These birds also had reduced bone ash, increased osteoclasia, a marked decrease in osteoblast activity, variable lengthening and shortening of the hypertrophic zone of the epiphyseal cartilage, decreased and disorganized formation of new bone, and a marked hypertrophy and hyperplasia of the parathyroid glands as compared to birds collected from the third colony.