Quiz: Remember the definition of mal de mer?
impacted im·pact·ed (ĭm-pāk'tĭd)
Wedged together at the broken ends. Used of a fractured bone.
Placed in the alveolus in a manner prohibiting eruption into a normal position. Used of a tooth.
Packed in or wedged in such a manner so as to fill or block an organ or a passage.