Smith fracture

noun
\ ˈsmith- How to pronounce Smith fracture (audio) \
variants: or Smith's fracture \ ˈsmiths-​ How to pronounce Smith's fracture (audio) \

Medical Definition of Smith fracture

: a fracture of the lower portion of the radius with forward displacement of the lower fragment — compare colles' fracture

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“Smith fracture.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Smith%20fracture. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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