Definition of metaphysial in US English:

metaphysial

(also metaphyseal)

adjective

Anatomy
  • Of or relating to the metaphysis of a bone.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in William Dorland (1864–1956), obstetrician. From metaphysi- + -al, after epiphyseal.

Pronunciation

metaphysial

/ˌmɛtəˈfɪzɪəl/