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English → English (WordNet) Definition: epiphyses epiphyses See epiphysis epiphysis n 1: the end of a long bone; initially separated from the main bone by a layer of cartilage that eventually ossifies so the parts become fused 2: a small endocrine gland in the brain; situated beneath the back part of the corpus callosum; secretes melatonin [syn: pineal gland, pineal body, epiphysis cerebri] [also: epiphyses (pl)]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Epiphyses Epiphysis \E*piph"y*sis\, n.; pl. Epiphyses. [NL., fr. Gr. 'epi`fysis, fr. 'epify`ein to grow upon; 'epi` upon + fy`ein to grow.] (Anat.) (a) The end, or other superficial part, of a bone, which ossifies separately from the central portion, or diaphysis. (b) The cerebral epiphysis, or pineal gland. See Pineal gland , under Pineal. [1913 Webster]


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