Epiphysial plate | definition of epiphysial plate by Medical dictionary
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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