Subdivision of long bone which forms the part of the bone between the two epiphyses, excluding the metaphyses[FMA,modified]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diaphysis FMA:24013 ]

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim

definition

Subdivision of long bone which forms the part of the bone between the two epiphyses, excluding the metaphyses[FMA,modified].

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/94/Illu_long_bone.jpg

external definition

Subdivision of long bone which forms the part of the bone between the two epiphyses; together with other the subdivisions of long bone, it constitutes the long bone. Examples: diaphysis of humerus, diaphysis of femur[FMA].

The main or mid section (shaft) of a long bone. It is made up of cortical bone and usually contains bone marrow and adipose tissue (fat)[WP][FMA:24013, Wikipedia:Diaphysis].

has exact synonym

shaft of long bone

long bone diaphysis

body of long bone

id

UBERON:0004769