Definition of Fractures

1. Verb. (third-person singular of fracture) ¹



2. Noun. (plural of fracture) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fractures

1. fracture [v] - See also: fracture

Medical Definition of Fractures

1. Breaks in bones or cartilage. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fractures

fractographic
fractographical
fractography
fracts
fractur
fractural
fracture
fracture bed
fracture by contrecoup
fracture dislocation
fracture fixation
fracture healing
fractured
fracturer
fracturers
fractures
fracturing
fracturs
fractus
fradicin
frae
fraena
fraenula
fraenulum
fraenum
fraenums
frag
fragged
fragger
fraggers

Literary usage of Fractures

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American Journal of Roentgenology by American Radium Society (1919)
"Among these may be mentioned Colics' fracture, Pott's, fractures of the shaft of the bone, fracture of the surgical neck of the humerus, fracture of the ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"He contends, and wisely, that intelligent treatment of fractures and dislocations ... A clear conception of the nature of the bony injury in fractures is ..."

3. Organizations by James G. March, Herbert Alexander Simon (1878)
"TREATMENT OF Fractures. The general indications to be met, in the treatment of all fractures, may ,,il to be—1, to reduce or set the fracture as soon as ..."

4. A Text-book of Geology for Use in Universities: Colleges, Schools of Science by Louis Valentine Pirsson, Charles Schuchert (1920)
"Fractures are found in all classes of rocks, and for purposes of study they may be ... Our knowledge of the fractures in rocks, gained by a study of surface ..."

5. Clinical Hematology: A Practical Guide to the Examination of the Blood with by John C. DaCosta (1901)
"Of 23 simple fractures examined by these authors, in but IO was the count ... Of I 5 complicated fractures, but 2 showed any decided increase in the number ..."

6. The Lancet (1898)
"There is no doubt that stiff joints in both those conditions are as great bugbears as after fractures. Since I have used the procedure so ably described by ..."

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