direct fracture


A bone fracture, especially of the skull, occurring at the point of injury.

Nearby words

  1. direct distance dialing,
  2. direct dye,
  3. direct evidence,
  4. direct examination,
  5. direct flap,
  6. direct free kick,
  7. direct injection,
  8. direct input,
  9. direct labor,
  10. direct labour

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