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slipped epiphysisSeparation at the junction between the shaft of a long bone and the growing sector at the end (the EPIPHYSIS). This usually results from a fall or applied force. An undisplaced epiphysis heals rapidly without ill effect, but, otherwise, careful REDUCTION is necessary to avoid disturbance of growth.
2. dislocated or out of place in a more general sense.
flexion of the posterior claw in canaries so the dorsal surface becomes weight-bearing. May be caused by riboflavin deficiency.
see slipped disk.
see suprascapular paralysis.
see patellar luxation.