Periphery of Physis

Groove of Ranvier :


  • Supplies chondrocytes to the periphery for lateral growth ( width ).
  • Circumferential growth occurs in this zone.


Perichondrial Ring of LaCroix : 

  • Dense fibrous tissue that anchors and supports the physis.
  • It connects the metaphyseal periosteum and cartilaginous epiphysis.

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