comminuted fracture

comminuted fracture

a fracture of a bone in which the separated parts are splintered or fragmented.

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comminuted fracture
a fracture in which the bone is splintered or fragmented

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comminuted fracture n.
A fracture in which the bone is splintered, crushed, or broken into pieces.

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comminuted fracture   (kŏm'ə-n'tĭd)  Pronunciation Key 
See under fracture.
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