fracture

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fracture without separation of the fragments and the line of the break being very thin capillary fracture , hairline fracture
uncomplicated fracture in which the broken bones to not pierce the skin closed fracture , simple fracture
fracture in which the bone is splintered or crushed comminuted fracture
bone fracture associated with lacerated soft tissue or an open wound compound fracture , open fracture
fracture in which the bone collapses (especially in short bones such as vertebrae) compression fracture
fracture of the skull where the bone is pushed in depressed fracture
separation of an epiphysis from the long bone to which it is normally attached without fracture of the bone diastasis
fracture in which the two ends of the broken bone are separated from one another displaced fracture
fracture resulting from excessive activity rather than a specific injury fatigue fracture , stress fracture
geological fracture fault , shift
partial fracture of a bone (usually in children); the bone is bent but broken on only one side greenstick fracture
fracture, thin and clean hairline fracture
any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc. harm , hurt , injury , trauma
fracture in which one broken end is wedged into the other broken end impacted fracture
fracture that does not go across the entire width of the bone incomplete fracture
fracture of bone to reset it, surgical osteoclasis
bone to correct deformity, surgical fracture of osteoclasis
autosomal dominant disorder of connective tissue characterized by brittle bones that fracture easily osteogenesis imperfecta
rigid material for healing fracture splint
(orthopedics) the act of pulling on a bone or limb (as in a fracture) to relieve pressure or align parts in a special way during healing traction
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