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fracture US English

The cracking or breaking of a hard object or material

Colles fracture US English

A fracture of the lower end of the radius in the wrist with a characteristic backward displacement of the hand

Pott's fracture US English

A fracture of the lower end of the fibula, usually involving a dislocation of the ankle

simple fracture US English

A fracture of the bone only, without damage to the surrounding tissues or breaking of the skin

stress fracture US English

A fracture of a bone caused by repeated (rather than sudden) mechanical stress

compound fracture US English

An injury in which a broken bone pierces the skin, causing a risk of infection

brittle fracture US English

Fracture of a metal or other material occurring without appreciable prior plastic deformation

greenstick fracture US English

A fracture of the bone, occurring typically in children, in which one side of the bone is broken and the other only bent

fracture US Thesaurus

the risk of vertebral fracture

fracture English-Spanish

fractura f

stress fracture English-Spanish

fractura f de fatiga

greenstick fracture English-Spanish

fractura f de tallo verde