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.
|the growing part of a long bone between the diaphysis and the epiphysis|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.|