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Pott's fracture

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noun
  1. a fracture of the lower fibula and of the malleolus of the tibia, resulting in outward displacement of the foot.
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Origin of Pott's fracture

see origin at Pott's disease
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British Dictionary definitions for potts-fracture

Pott's fracture

noun
  1. a fracture of the lower part of the fibula, usually with dislocation of the ankle
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Word Origin

C18: see Pott's disease
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potts-fracture in Medicine

Pott's fracture

n.
  1. A fracture of the lower part of the fibula and of the bony prominence near the ankle joint, causing the foot to turn out.
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