closed reduction n.
Reduction of a fractured bone by manipulation without incision into the skin.
noun, Parliamentary Procedure. 1. a rule that prohibits amendments to a bill from the floor.
- Closed scholarship
noun 1. a scholarship for which only certain people, such as those from a particular school or with a particular surname, are eligible
noun 1. a period, usually for a specific part of the year, during which angling or hunting for a given species is legally prohibited: closed season on ducks.
- Closed sentence
noun 1. (logic) a formula that contains no free occurrence of any variable Compare open sentence