"Epiphyses" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
MeSH information
The head of a long bone that is separated from the shaft by the epiphyseal plate until bone growth stops. At that time, the plate disappears and the head and shaft are united.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Epiphyses" by people in this website by year, and whether "Epiphyses" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 440 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 53 publications in 2015
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