Impacted

Im*pact"ed

(?), a. 1. Driven together or close.
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2. Specifically: (Dentistry) Grown in an abnormal direction so that it is wedged against another tooth and cannot erupt normally; -- of teeth, especially the third molar; as, to extract an impacted third molar.
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Impacted fracture (Surg.), a fracture in which the fragments are driven into each other so as to be immovable.
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