compound fracture definition

  • noun:
    • A fracture where broken bone fragments lacerate smooth tissue and protrude through an open wound in epidermis.
    • a fracture for which there's an open wound from area down seriously to the fracture.
    • bone tissue break of lacerated soft tissue or an open injury
    • A fracture by which damaged bone tissue lacerate smooth structure and protrude through an open wound in skin.
    • a fracture for which there is an open injury from surface down seriously to the break.
    • bone break connected with lacerated smooth structure or an open injury
  • adjective:
    • See Fracture.
    • See Fracture.

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