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di·aph·y·sis

 (dī-ăf′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. di·aph·y·ses (-sēz′) Anatomy
The shaft of a long bone.

[Greek diaphusis, spinous process of the tibia, from diaphuesthai, to grow between : dia-, dia- + phuesthai, to grow, middle voice of phuein; see bheuə- in Indo-European roots.]

di′a·phys′i·al (dī′ə-fĭz′ē-əl), di·aph′y·se′al (dī-ăf′ĭ-sē′əl, dī′ə-fĭz′ē-əl) adj.

diaphysis

(daɪˈæfɪsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-ˌsiːz)
(Anatomy) the shaft of a long bone. Compare epiphysis
[C19: New Latin, from Greek diaphusis, from diaphuesthai to grow between, from dia- + phuein to produce]
diaphysial, diaphyseal adj

di•aph•y•sis

(daɪˈæf ə sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-ˌsiz)
the shaft of a long bone.
[1825–35; < New Latin < Greek, =diaphý(esthai) to grow between]
di`a•phys′i•al, di`a•phys′e•al (-əˈfɪz i əl) adj.

diaphysis

the shaft section of a long bone. — diaphytical, adj.
See also: Bones
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diaphysis - the main (mid) section of a long bonediaphysis - the main (mid) section of a long bone
long bone, os longum - in limbs of vertebrate animals: a long cylindrical bone that contains marrow
Translations

di·aph·y·sis

n. diáfisis, porción media de un hueso largo tal como se presenta en el húmero.
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