a fracture in which the bone does not pierce the skin.
a fracture in which the broken bone does not pierce the skin Also called closed fracture Compare compound fracture
simple fracture n.
See closed fracture.
noun 1. a fruit formed from one pistil. simple fruit noun 1. a fruit, such as a grape or cherry, that is formed from only one ovary simple fruit A fruit that develops from a single ovary in a single flower. Simple fruits may be fleshy or dry. There are three main kinds of fleshy […]
- Simple gateway control protocol
communications, protocol (SGCP) An IETF work in progress, superseded by MGCP. (1999-04-26)
- Simple glaucoma
simple glaucoma n. See open-angle glaucoma.
- Simple goiter
simple goiter n. Thyroid enlargement unaccompanied by constitutional effects, commonly caused by inadequate dietary intake of iodine.