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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.
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Adj.1.diaphyseal - relating to the diaphysis of a bone
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