Medical Definition of Epiphysiodesis

1. 1. Premature union of the epiphysis with the diaphysis, resulting in cessation of growth. 2. An operative procedure that partially or totally destroys an epiphysis and may incorporate a bone graft to produce fusion of the epiphysis or premature cessation of its growth; generally undertaken to equalise leg length. Origin: epiphysis + G. Desis, binding (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epiphysiodesis

epiphyllospermous
epiphyllous
epiphyllum
epiphyllums
epiphylospermous
epiphyseal
epiphyseal fracture
epiphyses
epiphysial
epiphysial arrest
epiphysial aseptic necrosis
epiphysial cartilage
epiphysial eye
epiphysial line
epiphysial plate
epiphysiodesis (current term)
epiphysiolysis
epiphysiopathy
epiphysis
epiphysis cerebri
epiphysitis
epiphytal
epiphyte
epiphytes
epiphytic
epiphytic plant
epiphytical
epiphytically
epiphytism
epiphytisms

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