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[green-stik] /ˈgrinˌstɪk/

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.


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