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Definitions of epiphysis:
  • 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
  • noun:   a small endocrine gland in the brain; situated beneath the back part of the corpus callosum; secretes melatonin

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