hairline fracture

noun

: a fracture that appears as a narrow crack along the surface of a bone

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“Hairline fracture.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hairline%20fracture. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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