metaphysis

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metaphysis

a change of form or type.
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Noun1.metaphysis - the growing part of a long bone between the diaphysis and the epiphysismetaphysis - the growing part of a long bone between the diaphysis and the epiphysis
long bone, os longum - in limbs of vertebrate animals: a long cylindrical bone that contains marrow
appendage, outgrowth, process - a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process"
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me·taph·y·sis

n. metáfisis, zona de crecimiento del hueso.
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Metaphyseal chondrodysplasia type Schmid (MCDS), is a genetic condition caused by mutations in 'collagen X' which affects cell differentiation and bone growth.
The Juxta-articular fractures of tibia usually fall in metaphyseal region.
There was no pathological finding except a non-displaced fracture in the distal tibial metaphyseal region (Figure 4).
Background: Fracture of the metaphyseal region of the distal ulna is an uncommon injury that has been reported to occur concomitantly with distal radius fracture.
The cortico-medullary indices of all the dogs on the metaphyseal region were ranged 0.
Maximizing stability between the distal fragments and the shaft of the humerus at the metaphyseal level should be the focus of the fixation strategy (7,10).
X-ray lower limb showed lucent expansile lesions in metaphyseal regions of right femur and tibia.
Type C fractures are further classified into simple metaphyseal and simple articular (C1), simple articular and multi-fragmented metaphyseal (C2) and multi- fragmented articular and multi-fragmented metaphyseal (C3).
The Echo Bi-Metric Microplasty stem is a metaphyseal loading, fit-and-fill femoral prosthesis implanted through a simple, broach-only surgical technique.
Schmid type is an autosomal dominant skeletal dysplasia in which the commonest form is metaphyseal chondrodysplasia.
The case demonstrates and confirms the origin of the tumor in the metaphyseal region as previously suggested.