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compound fracture

noun [C] uk   us  
an injury caused by a bone breaking or cracking and cutting through the surrounding flesh
Translations of “compound fracture”
in Chinese (Traditional) 開放性骨折,有創骨折…
in Chinese (Simplified) 哆开骨折,开放性骨折,有创骨折…
(Definition of compound fracture from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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