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  Definition of epiphysis
  1. a small endocrine gland in the brain; situated beneath the back part of the corpus callosum; secretes melatonin
  2. 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
Similar Words: pineal gland, pineal body, epiphysis cerebri

 

 
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