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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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Numerous studies have demonstrated the responsiveness of long bone diaphyses to habitual loading (Judex et al.
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.
Lesser bone loss in diaphyses than in epiphyses is a consistent feature in previous reports [13,20,29].
X-rays revealed periosteal thickening of the long bones, from the epiphyses to the metaphyses but sparing the diaphyses (Figure 3).
The bony and skeletal deformities that have been described are avascular necrosis of the femoral head, clavicular resorption, abnormalities in modeling of long bones with slender diaphyses, coxavalga, flared metaphyses, and overgrown epiphyses19.