fracture

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Synonyms for fracture

Synonyms for fracture

to crack or split into two or more fragments by means of or as a result of force, a blow, or strain

to undergo partial breaking

Synonyms for fracture

(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other

the act of cracking something

violate or abuse

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interrupt, break, or destroy

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break into pieces

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become fractured

break (a bone)

fracture a bone of

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Caption: Figure 3 A, Bennett fracture with large ulnar fragment.
This helps explain the CMC joints propensity for arthritis and the potential importance of surgical intervention in Bennett fractures.
The majority of Bennett fractures occur in men, with more than half occurring in the dominant hand.
6,21) However, in 1990, Livesey reported a series of 17 Bennett fractures treated with casting with 26-year follow-up.
In 2012 Greeven reported on seven Bennett fractures with 2-year follow-up treated with transmetacarpal pinning.