Definition of Diaphysis. Meaning of Diaphysis. Synonyms of Diaphysis

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Definition of Diaphysis

Diaphysis
Diaphysis Di*aph"y*sis, n. [Gr. ? a growing through; dia` through + ? to bring forth.] 1. (Bot.) An abnormal prolongation of the axis of inflorescence. 2. (Anat.) The shaft, or main part, of a bone, which is first ossified.

Meaning of Diaphysis from wikipedia

- contains red or yellow marrow. In diaphysis, primary ossification occurs. Ewing's sarcoma tends to occur at the diaphysis. Long bone Metaphysis Epiphysis...
- and the diaphysis. It contains the growth plate, the part of the bone that grows during childhood, and as it grows it ossifies near the diaphysis and the...
- the large amount of force needed to break the bone. Fractures of the diaphysis, or middle of the femur, are managed differently from those at the head...
- long bone, at its joint with adjacent bone(s). Between the epiphysis and diaphysis (the long midsection of the long bone) lies the metaphysis, including...
- Proximal fractures of the fifth metatarsal bone: - Proximal diaphysis, typically stress fracture. - Metaphysis: Jones fracture -Tuberosity: Pseudo-Jones...
- crucial for skeletal mobility. They grow primarily by elongation of the diaphysis, with an epiphysis at each end of the growing bone. The ends of epiphyses...
- ossification. The primary center In long bones, bone tissue first appears in the diaphysis (middle of shaft). Chondrocytes multiply and form trebeculae. Cartilage...
- distal to the tuberosity of the fifth metatarsal, and localized over the diaphysis of the proximal metatarsal. Bony crepitus is unusual. Diagnostic x-rays...
- protuberances on a bone. apo- + physis, "outward from the growth part; outgrowth" diaphysis The long, relatively straight main body of a long bone; region of primary...
- stack facing the epiphysis while the older cells are pushed towards the diaphysis. As the older chondrocytes degenerate, osteoblasts ossify the remains...
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