Definition of pseudofracture in US English:

pseudofracture

noun

Medicine
  • (Originally) a line of radiolucency in the cortex of a bone, seen especially in various metabolic bone diseases; (later also) any lesion or artefactual finding resembling a fracture in an X-ray or radionuclide scan.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in American Journal of Roentgenology.