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Illu long bone.jpg
Gray's subject #17 79
MeSH Epiphyses
Dorlands/Elsevier e_12/12338275


Epiphysis is the name for a rounded end of a long bone. The epiphysis is filled with red marrow, which produces erythrocytes, or red blood cells. Located in the epiphysis is the epiphysial plate, also known as the growth plate.

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