dislocation fracture

n.

A bone fracture occurring near a joint and causing the bone to dislocate from the joint.

Nearby words

  1. diskography,
  2. dislike,
  3. dislimn,
  4. dislocate,
  5. dislocation,
  6. dislodge,
  7. disloyal,
  8. disloyalty,
  9. dismal,
  10. dismal science


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