comminuted fracture definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • See under Fracture.
    • See under Fracture.
  • noun:
    • a fracture where bone tissue is broken into a number of parts.
    • break in which the bone tissue is splintered or crushed
    • a fracture when the bone tissue is broken into a few components.
    • break in which the bone is splintered or broken
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