epiphysis

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  • noun

Synonyms for epiphysis

the end of a long bone

Related Words

a small endocrine gland in the brain

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The characteristic radiographic features include: (i) delayed epiphyseal ossification and irregular metaphyses of the long bones with small capital femoral epiphyses, short femoral necks and irregular, flared metaphyseal borders, and small pelvis and poorly modelled acetabulae with irregular margins that may be sclerotic, especially in older individuals; (ii) significant brachydactyly, particularly short metacarpals and phalanges with irregular metaphyses and small, irregular carpal bones; and (iii) anterior beaking or tonguing of the vertebral bodies, biconvex vertebral endplates, and platyspondyly in childhood.
Epiphyses of the mammoth from Fain Ranch Locality were absent, except for the proximal epiphysis of the radius, signifying that fusion of the diaphyses and epiphyses had not occurred at time of death.
Familial syndrome combining deaf-mutism, stuppled epiphyses, goiter and abnormally high PBI: possible target organ refractoriness to thyroid hormone.
Because the epiphyses are subjected to the greatest forces of compression during weight-bearing activities, the epiphyses are made mostly from spongy or cancellous bone offering elastic strength.
These abnormalities include a variety of different processes, including insufficient femoral head-neck offset, subtle displacement of the femoral epiphysis, slipped capital femoral epiphyses (SCFE), or postsurgical or posttraumatic deformities.
For determining the age of the specimens, the ages of the ossification of epiphyses and the eruption of permanent teeth presented by I.
He had no growth spurt, his bone age was delayed, and his epiphyses did not fuse.
Nutropin AQ should not be used for growth promotion in pediatric patients with closed epiphyses or in patients with active neoplasia.
It is unlikely that the decrease in tibia lead concentration toward the ends of the tibia cross-sections is an end effect because the extremities sampled were always several centimeters away from the tibia epiphyses.
Aromatization of testosterone to estradiol is necessary for sexual differentiation of the brain, bone mass accretion, and fusion of the epiphyses at the end of puberty.
Dose is monitored until attainment of a certain target height or fusion of epiphyses [56,31]
The pelage is not washed in the grayish tone that generally characterizes bats with unfused manal epiphyses.
Increlex([R]) should not be used for growth promotion in patients with closed epiphyses.
The pelvis with parts of the sacrum, the proximal epiphysis of the right femur, the complete left femur with the epiphyses, the distal epiphysis of the right tibia, and the whole right foot were resting in the correct anatomical position (Figure 4a & b).