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1. Wedged together at the broken ends. Used of a fractured bone.
2. Placed in the alveolus in a manner prohibiting eruption into a normal position. Used of a tooth.
3. Wedged or packed in, so as to fill or block an organ or a passage: impacted feces.
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1. (Dentistry) (of a tooth) unable to erupt, esp because of being wedged against another tooth below the gum
2. (Pathology) (of a fracture) having the jagged broken ends wedged into each other
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. (of a tooth) so confined or positioned in its socket as to be incapable of normal eruption.
2. driven together; tightly packed.
3. densely populated; overcrowded: an impacted school district.
[1675–85; obsolete impact adj. (< Latin impāctus, past participle of impingere to fasten, cause to collide, strike; see impinge + -ed2]
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impacted[ɪmˈpæktɪd] ADJ [tooth] → incrustado
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impactedadj impactado; (dent) impactado, retenido, incluido, que no ha podido salir por falta de espacio; (with stool) impactado (con heces)
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