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Type: Term Pronunciation: kom′i-nū′ted Definitions: 1. Broken into several pieces; denoting especially a fractured bone.
Describes a bone fracture with multiple fragments i.e. shattered
Broken into several pieces; denoting especially a fractured bone. ... Origin: L. Com-minuo, pp. -minutus, to make smaller, break into pieces, fr. Minor, less ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
(kom´ĭ-nldbomact´әd) broken or crushed into small pieces, as a comminuted fracture.
• (imp. & p. p.) of Comminute
Breaking down or grinding cheese into small particles through a mechanical, cutting action. Cheese that has been comminuted is used in the manufacture of Cold Pack cheese.
To break a bone into several small fragments.
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