Specimens in the museum at Tervueren near Brussels show that in fully adult males the horns are subtriangular and inclined somewhat backwards; each being capped with a small polished epiphysis, which projects through the skin investing the rest of the horn.
arcuate artery supplies almost the entire epiphysis.
In young people X-rays also help to exclude a slipped femoral epiphysis.
These bones grow at their ends, in a region called the epiphysis.
The bite had left a sub-circular depressed fracture about 6mm across on the dorsal surface of the shaft, just above the distal epiphysis.
Slipped upper femoral epiphysis is a common cause of limping and leg pain in adolescents, and the symptoms should be taken seriously.
The two bones were Ovis or Capra femur and were articulated, an unfused proximal epiphysis and the shaft from the same individual.
The epiphysis, or pineal body, is quite as degenerate as in mammals, although still forming a long stalk as in reptiles.
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