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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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Sonography can assess the integrity of the triceps tendon, avulsion fractures and any associated fluid collections or olecranon bursitis.
Surgical treatment of avulsion fractures has been advocated when there is greater than 2 mm of displacement at the fracture site or when the fracture extends into the cubometatarsal joint, though some may argue that these injuries represent more than a simple avulsion fracture based on the populations surveyed.
Lateral tibial avulsion fractures and disruptions of the anterior cruciate ligament: A clinical study of their incidence and correlation.
Avulsion fracture of the coracoid epiphysis with acromioclavicular separation: Report of two cases in adolescents and review of the literature.
5,10,19) Ligament ruptures may be associated with an avulsion fracture from the ulnar aspect of the base of the proximal phalanx.
After missing Highland's first 11 games with an avulsion fracture in her pelvis suffered while competing with the U.
A remarkable number of injuries were subsequently discovered on MRI following radiographic observation of an avulsion fracture of the proximal fibula.
During the first summer passing tournament, Wirthlin suffered an avulsion fracture on his hip - caused when a ligament or tendon tears a piece of bone - and underwent four hours of surgery to reattach the bone.
At the time he was diagonosed with a small avulsion fracture and sat out the remainder of spring training and the first 44 games of the regular season.
The Acumed Hand Fracture System features plates for fractures of the metacarpal neck, fractures of the base of the first metacarpal, avulsion fractures, and rotational malunions.
Radiological differentiation from post-traumatic myositis ossificans and from avulsion fractures can usually be made with the well-corticated appearance of the pelvic digit and the absence of a history of trauma, and it is differentiated from osteochondroma by the lack of continuity with the underlying bone (7,10-12).
Humeral medial epicondylar avulsion fractures, which in modern cases occur in the dominant limbs of young males, are explained in historical terms against the specific biocultural circumstances of six excavated medieval individuals (Knusel).
Fifth metatarsal injuries include avulsion fractures of the peroneal brevis attachment, proximal diaphyseal (Jones) fractures and stress fractures.