silver-fork fracture

n.

A Colles' fracture of the wrist causing a silver-fork deformity.

Nearby words

  1. silver wattle,
  2. silver wedding,
  3. silver, abba hillel,
  4. silver-eye,
  5. silver-fork deformity,
  6. silver-gilt,
  7. silver-lace vine,
  8. silver-plate,
  9. silver-plated,
  10. silver-spooned


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