epiphysitis


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epiphysitis

 [e-pif″ĭ-si´tis]
inflammation of an epiphysis or of the cartilage joining the epiphysis to a bone shaft.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

e·piph·y·si·tis

(e-pif'i-sī'tis),
Inflammation of an epiphysis.
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e·piph·y·si·tis

(e-pif'i-sī'tis)
Inflammation of an epiphysis.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

epiphysitis

Inflammation of an EPIPHYSIS.
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She had had a bit of epiphysitis [an inflammation of the epiphysial cartilage plate of the long bones that occurs mostly on the front legs and is associated with growth in young horses] in her knee which wasn't a huge problem but I'd say that was the reason they didn't want her."
Excesses of energy can cause obesity, which can in turn cause many metabolic diseases such as laminitis (founder), osteochondrosis, epiphysitis, tying-up syndrome, and colic.
Epiphysitis, a pathological transformation of cartilage into bone, is a painful, crippling condition caused by a skewed calcium-to-phosphorus ratio.