Definition of 'compound fracture'
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The only cure for such a compound fracture was amputation. Times, Sunday Times (2008)When he was taken to hospital he was found to have a compound fracture of his leg and a cracked skull. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It has a healed compound fracture, the bone is poking through the skin. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Without advanced diagnostics and intravenous antibiotics, the bacteria that infected his compound fractures would have killed him. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It was a compound fracture. Times, Sunday Times (2009)With a compound fracture, it is open to the air and that means there's a risk of infection. The Sun (2015)
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