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Epiphyses MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Epiphyses
Tree Number(s)
A02.835.232.251
Unique ID
D004838
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004838
Annotation
IM GEN or unspecified; NIM with specific long bone IM; DIAPHYSES (shaft of long bones) is also available
Scope Note
The head of a long bone that is separated from the shaft by the epiphyseal plate until bone growth stops. At that time, the plate disappears and the head and shaft are united.
Entry Term(s)
Epiphysis
NLM Classification #
WE 200
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Epiphyses Preferred
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