Medical Dictionary


noun frac·ture \ˈfrak-chər, -shər\

Medical Definition of FRACTURE

:  the act or process of breaking or the state of being broken; specifically :  the breaking of hard tissue (as bone)—see pott's fracture
:  the rupture (as by tearing) of soft tissue <kidney fracture>

Illustration of FRACTURE

July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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