intransitive verb

re·​frac·​ture (ˈ)rē-ˈfrak-chər How to pronounce refracture (audio)
refractured; refracturing
: to break along the line of a previous fracture
excessive stress caused the femur to refracture
refracture noun

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“Refracture.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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