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greenstick fracture

greenstick fracture

noun green·stick fracture \ˈgrēn-ˌstik-\

Definition of GREENSTICK FRACTURE

:  a bone fracture in a young individual in which the bone is partly broken and partly bent

First Known Use of GREENSTICK FRACTURE

circa 1885

Rhymes with GREENSTICK FRACTURE

greenstick fracture

noun green·stick fracture \ˈgrēn-ˌstik-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GREENSTICK FRACTURE

:  a bone fracture in a young individual in which the bone is partly broken and partly bent

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