epiphysial plate

(redirected from cartilago epiphysialis)

ep·i·phys·i·al plate

[TA]
the disk of hyaline cartilage between the metaphysis and the epiphysis of an immature long bone that permits the bone to grow longer.

ep·i·phys·i·al plate

(ep'i-fiz'ē-ăl plāt) [TA]
The disc of cartilage between the metaphysis and the epiphysis of an immature long bone permitting growth in length.
Synonym(s): cartilago epiphysialis [TA] , growth plate.