comminuted

adjective

com·​mi·​nut·​ed
: being a fracture in which the bone is splintered or crushed into numerous pieces
a comminuted elbow fracture

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“Comminuted.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/comminuted. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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