epiphysiolysis


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epiphysiolysis

[ə‚pif·ə·sē′äl·ə·səs]
(medicine)
The separation of an epiphysis from the shaft of abone.
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2005) Biomechanics of the shoulder in youth baseball pitchers: implications for the development of proximal humeral epiphysiolysis and humeral retrotorsion.
Limb lengthening or growth retardation by distraction epiphysiolysis or other methods,
Injuries were classified according to the Abbreviated Injury Scale (minor: contusion or sprain, or both; moderate: nondisplaced fracture or epiphysiolysis of radius; severe: displaced fracture).