contrafissura

[ kŏn′trə-fə-shurə ]

n.

A fracture of a bone opposite to the point where a blow was received.fracture by contrecoup

Nearby words

  1. contradictive,
  2. contradictory,
  3. contradistinction,
  4. contradistinguish,
  5. contrafactual,
  6. contraflow,
  7. contragestive,
  8. contrail,
  9. contraindicate,
  10. contraindication


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