refracture

intransitive verb
re·​frac·​ture | \ (ˈ)rē-ˈfrak-chər How to pronounce refracture (audio) \
refractured; refracturing

Medical Definition of refracture

: to break along the line of a previous fracture excessive stress caused the femur to refracture

Other Words from refracture

refracture noun

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“Refracture.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/refracture. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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