torus fracture


A deformity in children caused by the longitudinal compression of the soft bone in either the radius or ulna, or both, and characterized by localized bulging.

Nearby words

  1. torula,
  2. torulopsosis,
  3. torulosis,
  4. torulus,
  5. torus,
  6. toruń,
  7. torvill and dean,
  8. tory,
  9. toryish,
  10. toryism

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