growth arrest lines

growth ar·rest lines

dense lines parallel to the growth plates of long bones on radiographs, representing temporary slowing or cessation of longitudinal growth.
Synonym(s): Harris lines

Harris,

Henry A., English anatomist, 1886-1968.
Harris lines - dense lines parallel to the growth plates of long bones on x-rays. Synonym(s): growth arrest lines
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