metaphysis


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metaphysis

[mə′ta·fə·səs]
(anatomy)
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This fracture typically extends through the epiphysis in the sagittal plane, through the physis in the horizontal plane, and then extends through the posterior metaphysis in the coronal plane.
injection of test substances the animals were decapitated, blood was collected from the trunks, the uteri removed, weighed and the metaphysis of the femures prepared.
The radial head was being constantly forced into anterior, irreducible dislocation by this osteocartilaginous mass on the proximal metaphysis of the ulna.
These factors lowered the rates of infection, malunions and non-unions and thus expanded the use of this technique to fractures near the metaphysis and to those with more severe comminution and soft tissue injury.
16) Briefly, fixation of the medial column was performed first, using an incision made 1 cm posterior to the posteromedial border of the tibial metaphysis, with dissection through the interval between the pes anserinus tendons and the medial head of the gastrocnemius (Fig.
The majority (86%) of tumors occur in the long bones, with the distal femoral metaphysis accounting for almost half of cases.
The biomechanical principle of the TEN is based on the symmetrical bracing action of 2 elastic nails inserted into the metaphysis, each of which bears against the inner bone at three points.
These tumors typically arise eccentrically within the metaphysis of a long bone, and may penetrate the cortex in a bite-like fashion.
Pins were placed from the distal epiphysis of the radial styloid obliquely across the physis into the more proximal ulnar aspect of the radial metaphysis.
Radiographically osseous lesions tend to be lytic and within the metaphysis.
Computed tomography (CT) scan showed a radiolucent, eccentric, and cortically based lesion in the posterolateral metaphysis of the right tibia.