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    epiphysis

    epiphysis - Dictionary definition and meaning for word epiphysis

    Definition
    (noun) 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 Definition
    (noun) a small endocrine gland in the brain; situated beneath the back part of the corpus callosum; secretes melatonin
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