epiphysiolysis


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epiphysiolysis

 [ep″ĭ-fiz″e-ol´ĭ-sis]
separation of the epiphysis from the diaphysis of a bone.

ep·i·phys·i·ol·y·sis

(ep'i-fiz-ē-ol'i-sis),
Loosening or separation, either partial or complete, of an epiphysis from the metaphysis of a bone.
[epiphysis + G. lysis, loosening]

ep·i·phys·i·ol·y·sis

(ep'i-fiz-ē-ol'i-sis)
1. Loosening or separation, either partial or complete, of an epiphysis from the shaft of a bone.
2. Arrest of growth by ablation of the growth plate cartilage.
[epiphysis + G. lysis, loosening]

epiphysiolysis

Separation of an EPIPHYSIS from the shaft of a bone.

epiphysiolysis

separation of the epiphysis from the diaphysis of a bone. It is a traumatic lesion originating from a defect in the growth plate, often osteochondrosis.

femoral head epiphysiolysis
disease of 5-12 month old pigs, characterized by hindlimb lameness followed in a few days by inability to stand on the hindlimbs.