traction epiphysis

trac·tion e·piph·y·sis

a secondary center of ossification at the site of attachment of a tendon.

trac·tion e·piph·y·sis

(trak'shŭn e-pif'i-sis)
A secondary center of ossification at the site of attachment of a tendon.
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If this center causes the increase in the size of bone that is a growth plate (Epiphyseal plate) and maybe it is a traction epiphysis.
In this study the existence of epiphyseal plate at the proximal extremity of tibia was doubtful that maybe causes the increase in the size of the diaphysis in all specimens or it was the secondary center of ossification that cause the traction epiphysis.