a fracture in which the broken bone is exposed through a wound in the skin.
a fracture in which the broken bone either pierces the skin or communicates with an open wound
compound fracture n.
See open fracture.
noun, Mathematics. 1. . noun, Mathematics. 1. a function obtained from two given functions, where the range of one function is contained in the domain of the second function, by assigning to an element in the domain of the first function that element in the range of the second function whose inverse image is the […]
- Compound gland
compound gland n. A gland composed of a branching system of ducts that combine, eventually opening into a secretory duct.
- Compound heterozygote
compound heterozygote n. An organism that has two different, harmful, mutant alleles at the same loci.
- Compound hyperopic astigmatism
compound hyperopic astigmatism n. Astigmatism in which all meridians are hyperopic but to different degrees.