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Pott's fracture

noun
1.
a fracture of the lower fibula and of the malleolus of the tibia, resulting in outward displacement of the foot.
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Pott's fracture

noun
1.
a fracture of the lower part of the fibula, usually with dislocation of the ankle
Word Origin
C18: see Pott's disease
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potts fracture in Medicine

Pott's fracture n.
A fracture of the lower part of the fibula and of the bony prominence near the ankle joint, causing the foot to turn out.

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