from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fracture of bone caused by repeated application of a heavy load, such as the constant pounding on a surface by runners, gymnasts, and dancers.
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- n. A small crack in a bone caused by repeated stress.
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- n. fracture resulting from excessive activity rather than a specific injury
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