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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fatigue fracture, stress fracture(noun)

    fracture resulting from excessive activity rather than a specific injury


  1. stress fracture(Noun)

    A small crack in a bone caused by repeated stress.


  1. Stress fracture

    A stress fracture is one type of incomplete fracture in bones. It is caused by "unusual or repeated stress" and also heavy continuous weight on the ankle or leg. This is in contrast to other types of fractures, which are usually characterized by a solitary, severe impact. It could be described as a very small sliver or crack in the bone; this is why it is sometimes dubbed "hairline fracture". It typically occurs in weight-bearing bones, such as the tibia, metatarsals, and less commonly, the femur. It is a common sports injury, and most cases are associated with athletics.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stress fracture in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stress fracture in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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