medullary nailing

noun

: the fixing of a fractured long bone by inserting a steel nail into the marrow cavity of the bone

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“Medullary nailing.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/medullary%20nailing. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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