Metaepiphysis

Dr Craig Hacking and A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

Metaepiphysis is a portmanteau of metaphysis and epiphysis and refers to the combined region including the location of the growth plate. The term is therefore used to describe lesions that span both regions e.g. giant cell tumour of bone.

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rID: 7491
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Meta-epiphysis

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