an incomplete fracture of a long bone, in which one side is broken and the other side is still intact.
a fracture in children in which the bone is partly bent and splinters only on the convex side of the bend
greenstick fracture green·stick fracture (grēn’stĭk’)
A fracture in which one side of the bone is broken and the other side is bent.
- Green goods
noun phrase Counterfeit paper money (1887+)
- Green goddess dressing
noun a mayonnaise-based dressing with tarragon vinegar, anchovy, parsley, chives, scallions, garlic, and tarragon Word Origin created the chef at San Francisco’s Palace Hotel in honor of actor George Arliss, who was appearing in a play called “Green Goddess”
- Green goddess
noun 1. (Brit) an army fire engine
noun 1. glass of low quality, colored green by impurities in the materials from which it is made. noun 1. glass in its natural colour, usually greenish as a result of metallic substances in the raw materials