compound fracture n : bone fracture associated with lacerated soft tissue or an open wound [syn: open fracture]
compound fracture (surg.), a fracture in which there is an open wound from the surface down to the fracture... see fracture
Traductor de Inglés a Inglés Noun 1. bone fracture associated with lacerated soft tissue or an open wound (synonym) open fracture (hypernym) fracture, break
Traductor de Inglés a Inglés
A fracture where the damaged bone breaks through the skin. Also known as an "open" fracture. condition book(s) A series of booklets issued by a racing secretary which set forth conditions of races to be run at a particular racetrack.