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Formation of the skeleton. IX. Growth of a long bone: dynamics of diaphysial growth

Juster, M.; Plachot, J.J.

Bulletin de l'Association des Anatomistes 59(165): 443-455

1975


ISSN/ISBN: 0376-6160
PMID: 1203557
Accession: 040166027

The diaphysis of a growing long bone is composed of three distinct parts: the bone periosteal collar and the two metaphyses. Each of these parts affects a separate radiographic, microradiographic and histologic appearance. By these means, it is possible to follow the growth and the increase of these parts and thus the relations which exist between them: all together they constitute the "dynamics of diaphyseal growth".

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