A hyaline cartilage plate in the metaphysis at each end of a long bone. The plate is found in children and adolescents; in adults, who have stopped growing, the plate is replaced by an epiphyseal line. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epiphyseal_plate ]

Synonyms: epiphyseal growth plate cartilage epiphyseal growth plate epiphysial plate long bone epiphyseal plate

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editor note

consider splitting this class into the epiphyseal plates of long bones and vertebrae

has related synonym

epiphyseal disk

cartilago epiphysialis

epiphyseal cartilage

epiphyseal growth disk

growth plate


lamina epiphysialis