impacted fracture

n.

A bone fracture in which one of the fragments is driven into another fragment.

Nearby words

  1. impact structure,
  2. impact wrench,
  3. impact zone,
  4. impacted,
  5. impacted fetus,
  6. impacter,
  7. impactful,
  8. impaction,
  9. impactite,
  10. impactive


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