TITLE

osteoepiphysis

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1543
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "osteopiphysis" is presented. The term refers to a small piece of bone that is separated in childhood from a larger bone by cartilage. The definition is from the "Stabber's Cyclopedia Medical Dictionary," published by D.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is provided. The etymologies of the term are also provided. They come from the words "epi" which means upon and "physis" which means growth.
ACCESSION #
21238819

 

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