from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A partial bone fracture, usually seen in young people, in which one side of the bone is broken and the other side is bent.
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- noun An incomplete
fractureof a long bonein which one side of a boneis brokenwhile the other is bent
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- noun a partial fracture of a bone (usually in children); the bone is bent but broken on only one side
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