open reduction

noun

Medical Definition of open reduction

: realignment of a fractured bone after incision into the fracture site — compare closed reduction

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“Open reduction.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/open%20reduction. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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