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Blountís Disease | Growth Disorder - Glossary

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Genu Varum: Another term for bowed legs.

Growth Plate: Also called physis, it is the region in a long bone between the epiphysis and diaphysis where growth in length occurs.

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Tibia: Also called the shinbone, it is the larger, stronger and anterior of the two bones of the lower leg below the level of the knee.

Tibia Vara: Another name for Blountís disease.

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