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The Growth Plate and Its Affections.

Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery - American Volume: April 1966
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This discussion has presented a brief outline of the growth plate as an organ responsible for longitudinal growth of bone in which certain physiological functions can be recognized. An attempt has been made to correlate some of the known affections of the plate with alterations in physiological and biochemical processes, in an effort to present a more rational approach to growth disturbances and to provide a possible framework for future investigation.

Copyright 1966 by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated

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