Definitions

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  • n. The part of a long bone that grows during development
  • n. change of form; transformation

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Change of form; transformation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Change of nature; transformation; metamorphosis.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the growing part of a long bone between the diaphysis and the epiphysis

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek μετά (meta, "after") + Ancient Greek φύσις (phusis, "growth"). (Wiktionary)

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  • I have heel pain on right side my doctor took xray and said there is metaphysis of the calcaneum and my uric a?

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  • Differential diagnosis Chondrodystrophy Special features Protrusion of forehead broad with bulging of metaphysis short and broad fingers lordosis of lumbar spine, kyphosis of hip X-ray: long bones are short, broad and curved metaphysis are broad.

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  • While the decreased BV / TV at the vertebral bodies was attributable to thinning of trabeculae, the LBM at the distal femoral metaphysis was due to decreased trabecular number (Tb. N) and was also associated with decreased connectivity density

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  • Because the Gsk3ß-null mice die in utero [48], we analyzed the trabecular bone in the distal femoral metaphysis of mice haploinsufficient for

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  • The syndrome should be more correctly called physeal dysplasia since it is both the growth plate and metaphysis (a section of bone between the epiphysis and the long part of the bone) that are affected.

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  • It is believed that the disease is caused by the microtrauma or microfracture at the metaphysis and the growth plate of the foot.

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  • The location of osteosarcoma in the metaphysis as well as the age of the patients during the most rapid tumour growth suggest that factors related to skeletal growth are involved in the pathogenesis of this tumour.

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  • Codmann's triangle is: a. Triangle of metaphysis from which the tumour arises.

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  • "Growth patterns and metaphyseal irregularities in dogs: a study of 4 large breeds with emphasis on irregularities in the distal metaphysis of the radius and ulna in Newfoundland dogs".

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  • Cathrine Trangerud defended her thesis for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor at the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science on August 22, 2008, entitled "Growth patterns and metaphyseal irregularities in dogs: a study of 4 large breeds with emphasis on irregularities in the distal metaphysis of the radius and ulna in Newfoundland dogs".

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