epiphyseal


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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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The rationale of this study is to analyze effects of iron supplementation during pregnancy on the height of hypertrophy and proliferative zones of epiphyseal growth plate of femur of new born.
Pseudoachondroplasia and multiple epiphyseal dysplasia: mutation review, molecular interactions, and genotype to phenotype correlations.
The pubertal growth spurt can be divided into three stages: first, the phase of minimal growth velocity just before the spurt ('take-off' velocity); then the stage of most rapid growth, or peak height velocity (PHV) followed by the stage of decreased velocity and cessation of growth at epiphyseal fusion.
Novel types of COMP mutations and genotype-phenotype association in pseudoachondroplasia and multiple epiphyseal dysplasia.
24) The abnormal growth biomechanics associated with having a short fibula, leading to distal tibial epiphyseal wedging and tibial tilt, can be addressed with a fibular lengthening procedure.
The expansion of local epiphyseal plate has also been reported.
From our histological studies we evidenced that the clavicle's epiphyseal growth behaves in the same way as the development of a true physis in a long bone.
The bone is divided into four sections; cortical diaphyseal, cortical metaphyseal, cancellous epiphyseal and cancellous diaphyseal bones.
sup][3] Osteochondroma usually grows from childhood to adolescence, and growth ceases once bone maturity is reached, and the epiphyseal plates close.
Estrogens are thought to help close epiphyseal growth plates; the idea of giving aromatase inhibitors (AIs) is to block aromatase from converting androgens to estrogens in boys so that their growth plates stay open a bit longer and they grow taller.
Five animals from each group were used to monitor the in vivo biological activity by evaluating the body weight gain and tibia epiphyseal width assays from zero week up to four weeks with one week gap.
Morphometric characteristics of epiphyseal cartilage of the long tubular bones in albino rats at different period of postnatal development in normal animals and those whose mothers were exposed to lead acetate are presented in Tables 3 and 4.