fracture

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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've had a few bad injuries - three shoulders and a fractured skull during my time at London.
He said Obi underwent an X-ray that showed he had a fractured skull above the left eye socket.
He has undergone surgery and his condition is currently critical but stable at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff, after sustaining a fractured skull during the incident.
The woman suffered serious head injuries, including a fractured skull.
Dr James Hay said he could see Gordon Niven, 16, had a serious head injury and a possible fractured skull.
He was taken to Horten General Hospital in Banbury suffering a suspected fractured skull, a blood clot in his eye, multiple abrasions and severe bruising.
As a result of the incident, a 47-year-old man was kicked and fell to the ground, suffering a fractured skull for which he has received hospital treatment.
Mystery still surrounds the events leading up the accident at Craghead on Sunday April 19 which, in addition to a fractured skull, left Chris with a shattered cheekbone and nose, a fractured eye-socket and a broken wrist.
A TEENAGER has been given a custodial sentence for a brutal attack which left his victim with a fractured skull and a brain haemorrhage.
The 32-year-old supply teacher suffered a fractured skull during the attack outside the Unity City Academy on Ormesby Road, Middlesbrough.
He was taken to Prince Charles Hospital, where he was said to be in a stable but serious condition, with a fractured skull and suspected broken jaw.
GRIMSBY striker Steve Livingstone was last night in a ``comfortable'' condition in hospital after a clash of heads with Derby's Danny Higginbotham left him with a fractured skull.
A CAT scan and X-rays determined he had a fractured skull, a broken leg and bleeding in the brain and eye, the Edsons said.
The raider is thought to have struck at least four times in just six days and has left one woman with a fractured skull and another with a back injury.
Gordon Niven, 16, suffered a fractured skull - but he was thrown in a police cell because hospital staff thought he was high on drugs.