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, metaphyseal (met'ă-fiz'ē-ăl), Avoid the mispronunciation metaphysi'al.
Relating to a metaphysis.
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(mĕ-tăf′ĭ-sĭs) plural.metaphyses [Gr. meta, after, beyond, over, + phyein, to grow]
The portion of a developing long bone between the diaphysis, or shaft, and the epiphysis; the growing portion of a bone.
metaphyseal, adjective
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