greenstick fracture(redirected from Greenstick break)
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Related to Greenstick break: torus fracture, buckle fracture
a fracture in children in which the bone is partly bent and splinters only on the convex side of the bend
greenstick fracture[′grēn‚stik ‚frak·chər]
An incomplete fracture of a long bone, seen in children; the bone is bent but splintered only on the convex side.