Definition of refracture in English:

refracture

noun

Medicine
  • Fracture (of a bone) that has already been broken, especially at the site of a previous fracture; an instance of this.

verb

Medicine
  • 1with object To fracture (a bone) again (accidentally or surgically).

  • 2no object To undergo or suffer a fracture again.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in American Journal of the Medical Sciences. From re- + fracture, after refracture<br>late 18th century. From re- + fracture.

Pronunciation

refracture

/rɪˈfraktʃə/