epiphyseal plate

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epiphyseal plate

[ə¦pif·ə¦sē·əl ′plāt]
(anatomy)
The broad, articular surface on each end of a vertebral centrum.
The thin layer of cartilage between the epiphysis and the shaft of a long bone. Also known as metaphysis.
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For this reason the objective of the present study is to evaluate the effects of doses equivalent to underwater LIPUS on the histomorphometry of the growth plate of the proximal tibia epiphysis in an animal model.
The harmful effects of iron overdose need to be assessed further especially on the growth plate of long bones.
Excess TSH causes abnormal skeletal development in young mice with hypothyroidism via suppressive effects on the growth plate.
In the most serious cases, damage to the growth plates can lead to growth deformities in the limbs.
it is common to find bone marrow edema in the epiphysis and metaphysis, particularly next to the growth plate.
22,23) The passage of bacteria through transphyseal blood vessels crossing the growth plate connecting epiphyseal vessels with the metaphyseal sinusoids was suggested as cause for AHO in children.
The vast majority of joint replacements are performed on adults well past the development stage--decades removed from the growth plate activity, bowed femurs and natural bone fusion that defined their childhood.
Therefore, with intense resistance exercises, there is a risk of injuring the growth plate, which could negatively impact bone growth.
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Rickets is a skeletal disorder of young growing animals in which the cartilaginous matrix at the growth plate and osteoid matrix formed during bone remodeling fail to mineralize resulting from either deficiency of Phosphorus, Vitamin D or Calcium or their combination.
If you are doing a lot of impact activity, it is constantly pulling at that growth plate.