fissured fracture


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Related to fissured fracture: parry fracture, transverse fracture

lon·gi·tu·di·nal frac·ture

a fracture involving the bone in the line of its axis.
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lin·e·ar frac·ture

(lin'ē-ăr frak'shŭr)
Breakage running parallel with the long axis of the bone.
Synonym(s): fissured fracture.
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fissured fracture

A narrow split in the bone that does not go through to the other side of the bone.
See also: fracture
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lin·e·ar frac·ture

(lin'ē-ăr frak'shŭr)
Breakage running parallel with the long axis of the bone.
Synonym(s): fissured fracture.
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