physis

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physis

(ˈfaɪsɪs)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy the part of a bone that is responsible for lengthening. Also called: growth plate

physis

1. the principle or concept of growth and change in nature.
2. nature considered as the source of growth and change.
3. something that grows or develops.
See also: Change, Growth, Nature
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As for the contraindications for the use of the US, in a review conducted by Batavia (2004), it was determined that the application of US in areas close to the growth plate (PC) is the second most frequently reported contraindication in the specialized literature (Batavia).
Objective: To study the effect of iron supplementation during pregnancy on epiphyseal growth plate of Sprague dawley rat pups.
The most commonly diagnosed injuries include ligament sprains, muscle strains, overuse injuries and growth plate injuries.
Growth in height is driven by elongation of long bones due to chondrogenesis at the epiphyseal plates, also known as the growth plate.
3] A high serum TSH level causes abnormal skeletal development in hypothyroidism via its suppressive effects on the growth plate.
The epiphysis is separated from the shaft of the bone by a layer of cartilage, called the epiphyseal plate or growth plate.
Two days later, the student's parents noticed that her foot and ankle were swelling and took her to Bay Area Hospital in Coos Bay, where they were told by a doctor that the girl had suffered a broken growth plate in her leg and had blood clots as a result, according to Dugan.
The disease causes a disturbance in blood supply to the growth plate, resulting in delays in bone production and weakening of the bony latticework in this region.
Its growth usually parallels that of the growth plate and ceases with skeletal maturity.
Methods and compositions for generating chondrocytelineage cells which produce either articular (cartilage) or growth plate (bone -forming) chondrocytes important in development of future regenerative therapies to treat bone related injuries and osteoarthritis.
Methods and compositions for generating chondrocyte lineage cells which produce either articular (cartilage) or growth plate (bone-forming) chondrocytes important in development of future regenerative therapies to treat bone related injuries and osteoarthritis.
The growth plate is weaker and thinner anteriorly resulting in a greater incidence of anterior displacement of the distal fragment.