Definition of Comminuted fracture

1. Noun. Fracture in which the bone is splintered or crushed.

Generic synonyms: Break, Fracture



Medical Definition of Comminuted fracture

1. A fracture in which the bone is broken into pieces. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Comminuted Fracture

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comminuted fracture (current term)
comminuted skull fracture
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Literary usage of Comminuted fracture

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1890)
"The importance attached to every case of compound comminuted fracture of the patella, associated with ..."

2. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1805)
"He had sustained a comminuted fracture of the fore-arm, in consequence of a kick from a vicious horse. The ulna was smashed into pieces about three inches ..."

3. I. The Mechanism of dislocations and fracture of the hip: Or, Rapid by Henry Jacob Bigelow (1900)
"LVIII.) in which there was slight inversion. comminuted fracture OF THE ... comminuted fracture ..."

4. A Practical Treatise on Fractures and Dislocations by Lewis Atterbury Stimson (1905)
"A. comminuted fracture of the Lower End of the Tibia with Fracture of the Fibula. The fractures which constitute this group are too rare and varied to ..."

5. A Practical treatise on fractures and dislocations by Lewis Atterbury Stimson (1907)
"A. comminuted fracture of the Lower End of the Tibia with Fracture of the Fibula. The fractures which constitute this group are too rare and varied to ..."

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