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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A Colles' fracture is almost only seen in women who are past the menopause and have some degree of brittle bones.
But Colles' fracture isn't really a good test of the therapy, according to Dr.
Pasila M, Karaharju EO, Lepisto PV (1974) Role of physical therapy in recovery of function after Colles' fracture.
Features of algodystrophy ten years after Colles' fracture.
A 79-year-old woman with hypertension, osteoporosis, and diabetes presents with a Colles' fracture of her left distal forearm after a fall on the ice.