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.
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2005) Biomechanics of the shoulder in youth baseball pitchers: implications for the development of proximal humeral epiphysiolysis and humeral retrotorsion.
Limb lengthening or growth retardation by distraction epiphysiolysis or other methods,
Injuries were classified according to the Abbreviated Injury Scale (minor: contusion or sprain, or both; moderate: nondisplaced fracture or epiphysiolysis of radius; severe: displaced fracture).