6 doctors weighed in:

What does fracture mean?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Broken bone

A fracture is the medical term for a broken bone.
This is defined as a disruption in the natural structure of the bone as a result of an acute injury, repetitive overloading or pathologic weakness of the bone.

In brief: Broken bone

A fracture is the medical term for a broken bone.
This is defined as a disruption in the natural structure of the bone as a result of an acute injury, repetitive overloading or pathologic weakness of the bone.
Dr. Frank Holmes
Dr. Frank Holmes
Thank
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Broken

A fracture is a break.

In brief: Broken

A fracture is a break.
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Thank
Read more answers from doctors