epiphysial fracture

ep·i·phys·i·al frac·ture

, epiphyseal fracture
separation of the epiphysis of a long bone, caused by trauma. See: Salter-Harris classification of epiphysial plate injuries.

ep·i·phys·i·al frac·ture

(ep'i-fiz'ē-ăl frak'shŭr)
Injury to the growth plate of a long bone in children and adolescents.