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.

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"
Translations

hairline fracture

n (Med) → frattura capillare
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And Harrington said last night: "He's got a non-displaced hairline fracture of his pelvis.
Summary: Paris [France] Feb 27 (ANI): Brazilian superstar Neymar has a twisted right ankle and a hairline fracture on the fifth metatarsal bone, Paris Saint-Germain confirmed on Tuesday through an official statement about the world's most expensive player.
It found I had a hairline fracture not previously visible.
Wilshere will have an operation to fix a hairline fracture in his left leg, a pre-season injury, in the next few days.
KARACHI -- Mohammad Amir, the 23-year-old Pakistan bowler, has suffered a hairline fracture in his toe while playing in a T20 tournament in Pakistan.
The dual champion jockey suffered a hairline fracture to his left arm when he was kicked by several horses following a fall from White Nile in a 1m4f handicap at Glorious Goodwood last Tuesday.
The 22-year-old faces at least six weeks of rehabilitation and a further two before being up to full match-fitness, after tests showed he had sustained a hairline fracture in his left foot.
ARSENAL midfielder Jack Wilshere faces six weeks on the sidelines after suffering a hairline fracture in his left foot during England's friendly international with Denmark.
DIESEL MALC, the Coral Olympic champion, picked up a hairline fracture of the wrist when winning back at Hove on Sunday and faces a spell on the sidelines, although trainer Mick Fawsitt hopes to get him back for the Essex Vase at Romford next month, writes Jonathan Kay.
Meanwhile Riverside Theatre has been ruled out of the Ryanair Chase with a hairline fracture to his pelvis.
He slashed at him again with the knife, catching him across his leg in a cut so deep that it caused a hairline fracture.
Byline: Five-year-old horse ruled out of Tuesday's big race with hairline fracture of the cannon bone