diaphysis[dī af′ə sis]
noun pl. diaphyses
Origin: ModL < Gr, line of separation, spinous process of the tibia < diaphyein, to grow through < dia-, through + phyein, to bring forth: see physic
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noun pl. di·aph·y·ses Anatomy
Origin: Greek diaphusis, spinous process of the tibia, from diaphuesthai, to grow between : dia-, dia- + phuesthai, to grow, middle voice of phuein; see bheuə- in Indo-European roots.
- diˌa·physˈi·al , di·aphˌy·seˈal adjective
diaphysis - Medical Definition
noun pl. di·aph·y·ses
- diaphysial , di·aphˌy·seˈal adjective