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metaphysis me·taph·y·sis (mĭ-tāf'ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. me·taph·y·ses (-sēz')
The zone of growth between the epiphysis and diaphysis during development of a bone.

met'a·phys'i·al (mět'ə-fĭz'ē-əl) adj.
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