Colles' fracture

noun
Col·​les' fracture | \ ˈkäl-əs- How to pronounce Colles' fracture (audio) , ˈkäl-ˌēz- How to pronounce Colles' fracture (audio) \

Medical Definition of Colles' fracture

: a fracture of the lower end of the radius with backward displacement of the lower fragment and radial deviation of the hand at the wrist that produces a characteristic deformity — compare smith fracture

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