metaphysis


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metaphysis

a change of form or type.
See also: Change
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
Translations

me·taph·y·sis

n. metáfisis, zona de crecimiento del hueso.
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Slipped capital femoral epiphysis: Early mechanical damage to the acetabular cartilage by a prominent femoral metaphysis.
The long bones are widened at the ends, splaying of metaphysis and enlargement of diaphyses noted.
The medial segment of the head is perfused by the posteromedial branch of the MCFA, (4,10) similar to a Pipkin II fragment; however, it does not need to be separated from the metaphysis.
Type I Salter-Harris fractures involve the entire physis but do not extend into the adjacent epiphysis or metaphysis.
Upon chronic application to ovx rats a BC extract containing 5% Belamcanda at a daily dose of 33 mg or 130 mg of the extract had no effect on uterine weight or on estrogen-regulated uterine gene expression while estrogenic effects in the bone, on bone mineral density of the metaphysis of the tibia could be established.
The fixation of condyles to metaphysis was done after careful reduction and two K-wire fixation on each side (Medial and lateral) at 450 angle.
Osteopoikilosis is more commonly found in the epiphysis and metaphysis of the bones in upper and lower limbs, in the hand in carpal and metacarpal and in the foot in tarsal and metatarsal bones, while it is rarely seen in the pelvis, spine, ribs, and skull.
These factors lowered the rates of infection, malunions and non-unions and thus expanded the use of intramedullary nails to fractures near the metaphysis and to those with more severe comminution and soft tissue injury.
Primary leiomyosarcoma of the bone is a very rare tumor that affects the metaphysis of long bones, especially the distal femur and proximal tibia.
3,4) Most frequently, the tumor is diagnosed as a monostotic lesion in the metaphysis or diaphysis of the long bones of the extremities.
A typical long bone consists of three regions diaphysis, metaphysis and epiphysis.