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English definition of “epiphyseal”

epiphyseal

adjective uk   /ˌep.ɪˈfɪz.i.əl/ us    // specialized
relating to the epiphysis (= the rounded end of a long bone where it joins another bone): Epiphyseal fractures are serious because bone marrow is lost through the fracture site.Bone structures
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