"Epiphyses" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The head of a long bone that is separated from the shaft by the epiphyseal plate until bone growth stops. At that time, the plate disappears and the head and shaft are united.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Epiphyses".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Epiphyses".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Epiphyses" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Epiphyses" was a major or minor topic of these publication.