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Definition of "epiphyseal" [ep•i•phys•e•al]

  • Of or pertaining to the epiphysis (adjective)

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Use "epiphyseal" in a sentence
  • "It can be comminuted (insert number of fragments), compound, angulated (insert degree of angulation), spiral, oblique, transverse, epiphyseal (four main types), diaphyseal or other things."
  • "Therapeutic ultrasound is not recommended during pregnancy, over tissues such as the eyes, heart, spinal column, growing bones, testes, epiphyseal plates, carotid sinuses, cervical stellate ganglion, and vagus nerve."
  • "Abundant shaft fragments, rare epiphyseal portions, and the extremely low representation of axial postcrania as compared to those of the appendicular and craniodental skeletons, combined with the high tooth-marking rates, suggest that the Aramis ecosystem may have matched highly competitive modern settings such as Ngorongoro Crater 10."