Epiphyseal plate

What is Epiphyseal plate?

An epiphyseal plate is a part of the bone in a child, usually near a joint in the limbs, that causes the bone to grow.

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can u aware if your growth plate damaged by some activities if growth plated damage can it still growing is the growth plate damage is heal.

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If the growth plate of any bone was damaged during it's non-ossified cartilagenous state then it would stop growing and...

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can u aware if your growth plate damaged by some activities if growth plated damage can it still growing is the growth plate damage is heal.

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Hi,Janghi,
Thanks for query,
Due to injury if epyphisis of the long bone is affected and some degenerative changes took place then growth of...

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Hello! I'm a 17 years old girl and my height is 5'3" which depresses me. I had an xray( left hand) done and i don't know what does it mean ,so i...

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Hello,
Thanks for choosing health care magic for posting your query.
Ones height is determined by the height of ones parents and family. It is...

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