epiphyseal


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Related to epiphyseal: Epiphyseal plate, epiphyseal fracture, epiphyseal line

ep·i·phys·i·al

, epiphyseal (ep'i-fiz'ē-ăl), Avoid the mispronunciation epiphyse'al.
Relating to an epiphysis.

epiphyseal

/epi·phys·e·al/ (ep″ĭ-fiz´e-al) pertaining to or of the nature of an epiphysis.

epiphyseal

[ep′ifiz′ē·əl, ipif′əsē′əl]
Etymology: Gk, epi, above, phyein, to grow
pertaining to or resembling the epiphysis. Also spelled epiphysial.

epiphyseal

emanating from or pertaining to the epiphysis.

epiphyseal aseptic necrosis
caused by (1) idiopathic primary necrosis of the epiphysis in growing small-breed dogs (Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease); (2) fracture of the femoral neck; or (3) epiphyseal slippage, particularly of the femoral head in young dogs, cats, pigs, calves and foals. The disease has a characteristic radiographic appearance.
epiphyseal cartilage
between the epiphysis and the diaphysis of long bones; growth at the cartilage is responsible for continuing growth of the bone; when growth ceases the cartilage disappears. Called also growth plate, physis.
epiphyseal detachment
epiphyseal dysplasia
an inherited defect of dogs characterized by very short limbs and early degenerative arthropathy. Called also chondrodystrophia fetalis and pseudoachondroplastic dysplasia of Miniature poodles. A similar histological lesion occurs in multiple epiphyseal dysplasia in Beagles.
epiphyseal fracture
one involving the epiphysis. See also salter classification.
epiphyseal plate
the thin plate of cartilage between the epiphysis and the shaft of a long bone; it is the site of growth in length and is obliterated by epiphyseal closure. Called also growth plate, physis.
epiphyseal scar
on radiographs, the radiodense band seen at the junction of the epiphysis and metaphysis, which represents the closed physis.
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Use of cultured embryonal chick epiphyseal chondrocytes as grafts in chick articular cartilage.
Pseudoachondroplasia appears to develop secondarily to a mutation within the genes encoding for cartilage oligomeric matrix protein (COMP) on chromosome 19 and is most closely related to multiple epiphyseal dysplasia (MED/EDM1), a disorder also characterized by a mutation of the COMP.
Therefore, we investigated the effects of pure Ecd in ovariectomized rats on morphological changes in joint, epiphyseal cartilage and trabecular tissue.
The assessment of gestational age relies upon the evaluation of anthropometric measurements, the chronological pattern of epiphyseal ossification and organ size and weight (e.
Within the long bones, more than half of the tumors occur in the metaphysis, roughly another third in the metaphyseal/ epiphyseal site, and <10% occur isolated in the diaphysis.
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Care must be taken proximally to avoid damage to the area where the retinacular vessels enter into the epiphyseal bone.
2 Femur: midshaft circumference 88 88rm Femur: head/shaft angle 120/125 [degrees] Tibia: length 330r Tibia: maximum length 339r 397 Tibia: maximum proximal epiphyseal breadth 72 71r Tibia: maximum distal epiphyseal breadth 50r Tibia: maximum diameter at nutrient foramen 36 35r 35.
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Effect of strontium on the epiphyseal cartilage of rat tibiae- histological and radiographic studies.