epiphysis

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Etymology[edit]

epi- +‎ -physis

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ɪˈpɪfɪsɪs/, /ɛˈpɪfɪsɪs/

Noun[edit]

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epiphysis (plural epiphyses)

  1. (anatomy) The pineal gland.
  2. (anatomy) The rounded end of any long bone.
  3. (zoology) A small upper piece of each half of an alveolus of a sea urchin.

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