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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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Radiographs show scalloped osteolytic bone lesions in the intramedullary canals of both tibial diaphyses.
Numerous studies have demonstrated the responsiveness of long bone diaphyses to habitual loading (Judex et al.
Zissimos, "Compression-plate fixation of acute fractures of the diaphyses of the radius and ulna," Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series A, vol.
Importance of arterial blood supply to the femur and tibia for transplantation of vascularized femoral diaphyses and knee joints.
[2] The study conducted by Lozanoff S et al (1985), [1] indicated that the third trochanter incidence is associated with short femora displaying robust proximal diaphyses. The gluteus maximus muscle may act as a primary factor governing third trochanter expression.
The present study aimed to develop a QUS method using a pulse-echo technique to extract five parameters: apparent integrated backscatter (AIB), frequency slope of apparent backscatter (FSAB), time slope of apparent backscatter (TSAB), integrated reflection coefficient (IRC), and frequency slope of integrated reflection (FSIR) by processing ultrasonic backscattered and reflection echoes to characterize cortical and trabecular bone from healthy bone diaphyses of Wistar rats in vivo.