simple fracture

noun

Definition of simple fracture

: a fracture that does not penetrate or protrude through the skin : closed fracture — compare compound fracture

First Known Use of simple fracture

1563, in the meaning defined above

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“Simple fracture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/simple%20fracture. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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simple fracture

noun

Medical Definition of simple fracture

: a bone fracture that does not penetrate or protrude through the skin : closed fracture — compare compound fracture

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