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Table 1 Description of the different developing stages of growth plate samples

From: Vascularization of primary and secondary ossification centres in the human growth plate

Patient Sex Age range Stage of development
  F: female; M: male months at date of surgery Developing stage Endochondral ossification GOR ROL
1 F 12 +++ ++ +++ +++
2 F 11 ++ + +++ +++
3 F 11 +++ +++ +++ +++
4 F 54 + o o o
5 M 54 +++ +++ +++ +++
6 F 26 + + o o
7 F 11 +++ +++ +++ +++
8 M 18 ++ o o o
9 M 11 ++ o o o
10 M 26 +++ +++ +++ +++
11 M 6 ++ + +++ o
12 M 11 +++ +++ +++ +++
13 M 16 +++ +++ +++ +++
14 M 41 ++ ++ + +++
15 F 105 +++ +++ +++ +
16 F 13 ++ ++ +++ +++
17 M 33 +++ +++ +++ +++
18 F 7 +++ ++ +++ +++
19 M 11 +++ ++ +++ +++
20 F 25 +++ +++ +++ +++
21 M 45 +++ +++ +++ +++
22 F 46 +++ ++ +++ +++
23 M 7 +++ ++ +++ +++
  1. o not developed; + beginning to develop; ++ developing; +++ developed.
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