Fracture and its various types, Biology

Fracture - It is a break of a bone. Bone fracture are of many types -

(i) Green stick fracture - It is merely a crack, the bone remains partly intact.

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(ii)     Simple fracture - Bone breaks completely into two parts.

 

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(iii) Comminuted fracture - Bone breaks into more than 2 pieces.

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(iv) Compound fracture - Bone breaks completely and a fragment pierces out through the skin.

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(v) Evulsive fracture - A small piece breaks off fully from the bone but remains attached to the ligament.

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