simple fracture


simple fracture

noun

medical : a break in a bone in which no parts stick out through the skin

Full Definition of SIMPLE FRACTURE

:  a bone fracture that does not form an open wound in the skin — compare compound fracture

First Known Use of SIMPLE FRACTURE

1597

Rhymes with SIMPLE FRACTURE

simple fracture

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SIMPLE FRACTURE

: a bone fracture that does not form an open wound in the skin—compare compound fracture

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