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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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Certainly, with the increasing use of CT scans as a "first" modality and less use of plain radiographs, other measurements besides Harris lines have also been described to aid in identifying CCDs.
Meanwhile Selco Brummies star Chris Harris lines up for Great Britain in tonight's World Cup Event 2 at King's Lynn.
ic At the original trial, forensic anthropologist Prof Black, of Dundee University, claimed so-called "Harris lines" in Declan's bones and what was described as "cortical erosion" were evidence of malnutrition and neglect.

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