bayonet apposition

bayonet apposition

relationship of two fracture fragments that lie next to each other rather than in end-to-end contact.

bay·o·net ap·po·si·tion

(bā-ŏ-net' ap-ŏ-zish'ŭn)
Relationship of two fracture fragments that lie next to each other, rather than in end-to-end contact.
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Bayonet apposition, or overlapping does not limit rotation as long as the interosseous space is maintained.