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diaphysis

[dī′af·ə·səs]
(anatomy)
The shaft of a longbone.
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Linking structural variability in long bone diaphyses to habitual behaviors: foragers from the southern African Later Stone Age and the Andaman Islands.
Radiologically, the hallmark of the disorder is bilateral, symmetrical cortical thickening of the diaphyses of the long bones(14,15) on both the periosteal and endosteal sides of the diaphyses.
Then, the epiphyses, metaphyses, and diaphyses should be inspected.
Cortical bone is the dense bone that forms the outer shell of most bones and makes up the diaphyses of long bones.
2 mm (Qaja) The similarity in breadth highlights that the diaphyses in the wolf specimens are proportionally longer, a routine pattern that characterizes wolf limbs in relation to morphologically generalized dogs.
Lesions located between metaphyses and diaphyses are called "metadiaphyseal" lesions.