Meaning of epiphysis

e•piph•y•sis

Pronunciation: (i-pif'u-sis), [key]
— pl. -ses
  1. a part or process of a bone separated from the main body of the bone by a layer of cartilage and subsequently uniting with the bone through further ossification.
  2. See
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