simple fracture Word Origin noun
- a fracture in which the bone does not pierce the skin.
Origin of simple fracture First recorded in 1590–1600 Also called. Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 British Dictionary definitions for simple fracture simple fracture noun
- a fracture in which the broken bone does not pierce the skinAlso called: closed fracture Compare
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- closed fracture
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