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Term:Abnormal growth plate morphology
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Accession:HP:0025368 term browser browse the term
Definition:A structural anomaly of the growth plates (epiphyseal plates), areas of cartilage located near the ends of long bones that are located between the metaphysis (widened part of the shaft of the bone) and the epiphysis (end of the bone) and in which growth occurs in the developing bone. After conclusion of bone growth, the growth plates ossify (harden into solid bone).
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Abnormality of growth plate morphology

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the musculoskeletal system 0
        Abnormality of the skeletal system 0
          Abnormal skeletal morphology 0
            Abnormal growth plate morphology 0
              Thick growth plates 0
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