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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I was laughing because I knew I HADN'T sustained a Colles' fracture.
I used closed reduction and cast immobilization for Colles' fracture under haematoma block and sedation with similar success as compared to other techniques.
Christensen OM, Kunov A, Hansen FF, Christiansen TC, Krasheninnikoff M (2001) Occupational therapy and Colles' fractures.
The value of early mobilisation in the treatment of Colles' fractures.
The worst symptoms to be considered "minimal" were "50% strength; able to do all of her usual activities" 11 weeks after a distal radius fracture in an elderly patient, and "70% strength, shoulder and wrist pain in damp weather" 17 weeks after a Colles' fracture that required reduction.
Percutaneous Kirschner wire stabilization following close reduction of Colles' fracture.
Villar RN, Marsh D, Rushton N, Greatorex RA: Three years after Colles' Fracture.
Colles' fractures (wrist) is the next most common with the incidence rate being six to eight times more prevalent in women, being most common in postmenopausal women up to 65 years of age.
Kongsholm J, Olerud C: Plaster cast versus external fixation for unstable intraarticular Colles' fractures.