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Definition of greenstick fracture noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

greenstick fracture

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈɡriːnstɪk fræktʃə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡriːnstɪk fræktʃər//
 
(medical)
 
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a bone fracture, usually in a child, in which one side of the bone is broken and the other only bent
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: greenstick fracture