green-stick fracture

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green-stick fracture

n. fractura de palo verde, caracterizada por rotura en una parte del hueso y en otra parte torción del mismo.
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Irene and I took Richard to Washington to the hospital, where the doctor X-rayed his leg and diagnosed a green-stick fracture and put a cast on it.
There was an incomplete fracture with marginal sclerosis at the meta-diaphysial end of fibula called green-stick fracture which is common in rickets (Fig.2).