pathological fracture

noun

Medical Definition of pathological fracture

: a fracture of a bone weakened by disease

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“Pathological fracture.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pathological%20fracture. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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