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noun, Pathology.
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noun, Pathology.
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.
stress fracture
See under fracture.


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