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 ]

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definition

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.

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http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7a/Tib_fib_growth_plates.jpg

editor note

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

has exact synonym

epiphyseal growth plate cartilage

epiphyseal growth plate

epiphysial plate

long bone epiphyseal plate

has related synonym

epiphyseal disk

cartilago epiphysialis

epiphyseal cartilage

epiphyseal growth disk

growth plate

physis

lamina epiphysialis

id

UBERON:0002516