compound fracture

noun
a fracture in which the broken bone is exposed through a wound in the skin.

Origin:
1535–45

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compound fracture
 
n
a fracture in which the broken bone either pierces the skin or communicates with an open wound

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compound fracture n.
See open fracture.

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Example sentences
Biofuels are, at best, a bandaid on a compound fracture.
He was bleeding from both ears and the nose and had a compound fracture of the
  skull.
Later, he began applying carbolic acid to compound fracture wounds.
The co-worker was minimally responsive and showed evidence of a compound
  fracture of his right thigh.
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