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In a Comminuted fracture, the bone is broken into three or more pieces.

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Q: What happens if you get a communuted fracture?
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What is the medical term meaning fracture in which the bone is splintered or crushed?

A comminuted fracture is a fracture in which the bone breaks into multiple separate pieces. In order for a fracture to be comminuted it has to have broken into atleast three separate pieces, just remember this since there are numerous different types of fractures and it can get quite confusing at times.

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