physis

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek φύσις (phúsis).

Noun[edit]

physis (uncountable)

  1. (Ancient Greek philosophy and theology) nature, as contrasted with law or custom
  2. (anatomy) The epiphyseal plate, a hyaline cartilage plate in the metaphysis at each end of a long bone, found in children and adolescents.

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Noun[edit]

physis f (uncountable)

  1. (Ancient Greek philosophy and theology) physis (nature, as contrasted with law or custom)