capillary fracture


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hair·line frac·ture

a fracture without separation of the fragments, the line of break being hairlike, as seen sometimes in the skull.
Synonym(s): capillary fracture

capillary fracture

A near-extinct term for a non-displaced hairline fracture seen on a film of the affected bone.

hair·line frac·ture

(hār'līn frak'shŭr)
A fracture without separation of the fragments, the line of break being hairlike, as seen sometimes in the skull.
Synonym(s): capillary fracture.
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