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a hairline crack in a bone, especially of a foot or leg, caused by repeated or prolonged stress and often occurring in runners, dancers, and soldiers (march fracture)
march fracture n.
A fatigue fracture occurring in a metatarsal bone of the foot.
stress fracture n.
A fatigue fracture of bone caused by repeated application of a heavy load, such as the constant pounding on a surface by runners, gymnasts, and dancers.
See under fracture.
- March hemoglobinuria
march hemoglobinuria n. Hemoglobinuria occurring after prolonged or heavy physical exercise.
- Marchiafava-bignami disease
Marchiafava-Bignami disease Mar·chia·fa·va-Bi·gna·mi disease (mär’kyə-fä’və-bĭ-nyä’mē, -bē-) n. Degeneration of the corpus callosum, characterized by mental deterioration, dementia, and convulsions, and occurring predominately in chronic alcoholics.
- Marchiafava-micheli syndrome
Marchiafava-Micheli syndrome Marchiafava-Mi·che·li syndrome (-mē-kě’lē) n. See paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria.
[mahrch] /mɑrtʃ/ verb (used without object) 1. to walk with regular and measured tread, as soldiers on parade; advance in step in an organized body. 2. to walk in a stately, deliberate manner. 3. to go forward; advance; proceed: Time marches on. verb (used with object) 4. to cause to march. noun 5. the act […]