incomplete fracture


noun

a fracture extending partly across the bone.

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Medical definitions for incomplete fracture

incomplete fracture

n.

A fracture in which the line of fracture does not include the entire bone.
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Scientific definitions for incomplete fracture

incomplete fracture

See under fracture.
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