blow-out fracture

n.

A fracture of the bone at the floor of the eye socket caused by a blow to the eye.

Nearby words

  1. blow-fly,
  2. blow-gun,
  3. blow-hard,
  4. blow-in,
  5. blow-molded,
  6. blow-pipe,
  7. blow-up,
  8. blowback,
  9. blowball,
  10. blowdown


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