Asked by Yagya Pradhan on Mar 10, 2024

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Which type of bone fracture occurs most often in children because their bones are still soft and pliable?

A) Greenstick
B) Comminuted
C) Closed
D) Open
E) Complete

Greenstick

A type of fracture in children where the bone bends and cracks, instead of breaking completely.

Fracture

Any break in a bone.

Pliable

Capable of being bent or flexed easily; flexible and adaptable, often used in the context of materials or sometimes to describe characteristics.

  • Identify different types of bone fractures and their characteristics.
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Taylor Davis

Mar 10, 2024

Final Answer :
A
Explanation :
Greenstick fractures are most common in children because their bones are softer and more flexible than adult bones, allowing the bone to bend and crack only on one side instead of breaking completely.