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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And, in the case of buckle fractures, the inconvenience of a plaster cast is avoided.
It was a randomized trial with a total of only 39 children who had buckle fractures of the distal radius.
Do children who have distal radius or ulna buckle fractures have better physical functioning when treated with a removable splint than with a short arm cast for 3 weeks?
Caren Sperry knows about stress fractures, buckle fractures and evulsion fractures.
The key, she said, is knowing which fractures are better left to the orthopedist, and which ones (such as a small buckle fracture of the distal radius) should not be missed on x-ray for liability reasons.
Leonard suffered from heart disease and had buckle fractures to his ribs, suggesting Carl may have tried to resuscitate him, Dr Hunt said.