Growth plate Sentence Examples
The growth plate in the proximal tibia was about 3 mm wide.
A good amateur cyclist developed a deformity of the left upper tibia due to growth plate damage.
For this procedure a small triangular wedge of bone is cut out below the growth plate to straighten up the leg.
Achondroplasia-A congenital disturbance of growth plate development in long bones that results in a person having shortened limbs and a normal trunk.
Only in extreme cases, such as young gymnasts in intense training for long periods of time, are some athletes at risk for growth plate injuries.Advertisement
Most growth plate injuries typically occur when kids are unsupervised or kids who lift too much weight.