closed reduction

noun

Medical Definition of closed reduction

: the reduction of a displaced part (as a fractured bone) by manipulation without incision — compare open reduction

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“Closed reduction.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/closed%20reduction. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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