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comminuted fracture

noun
1.
a fracture of a bone in which the separated parts are splintered or fragmented.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35
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British Dictionary definitions for comminuted fracture

comminuted fracture

noun
1.
a fracture in which the bone is splintered or fragmented
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comminuted fracture in Medicine

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

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comminuted fracture in Science
comminuted fracture
  (kŏm'ə-n'tĭd)   
See under fracture.
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