Meaning of “stress fracture” in the English Dictionary

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"stress fracture" in British English

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stress fracturenoun [ C ]

/ˈstres ˌfræk.tʃər/ /ˈstres ˌfræk.tʃɚ/ specialized

a thin crack in a bone, especially in the leg or foot:

He needs to have an operation for a stress fracture in his foot.

(Definition of “stress fracture” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stress fracture" in American English

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stress fracturenoun [ C ]

/ˈstres ˌfræk·tʃər/

a thin crack in a bone, esp. in the leg or foot

(Definition of “stress fracture” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)