hairline fracture


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hairline fracture

n.
A minor fracture in which the bone fragments remain in alignment, appearing on x-ray film as a fine line.
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hairline fracture

n
(Pathology) a very fine crack in a bone
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Noun1.hairline fracture - a fracture without separation of the fragments and the line of the break being very thinhairline fracture - a fracture without separation of the fragments and the line of the break being very thin
fracture, break - breaking of hard tissue such as bone; "it was a nasty fracture"; "the break seems to have been caused by a fall"
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Translations

hairline fracture

n (Med) → frattura capillare
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