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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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In our study SAH (24%) was the major CT finding followed by depressed skull fracture in 23% cases.
Depressed skull fractures and associated epidural hematomas need to be considered as possible complications of pin fixation of the head for craniotomy in young children.
All patients with a history of head trauma and depressed skull fracture on clinical examination, a GCS score of 13-15/15 and no focal neurological signs referred to the Department of Radiology for an acute CT of the brain, were eligible for the study.
A depressed skull fracture causes dents in the skull bone.
Petr Cech receives treatment at Reading on Saturday before undergoing surgery for a depressed skull fracture yesterday' Hilario: Little-known
The most common injury was depressed skull fracture, which occurred in 7 (47%) of the 15 cases, followed by nondisplaced skull fracture in 3 (20%), subarachnoid hemorrhage in 2 (13%), epidural hematoma in 2 (13%), and subdural hematoma in 1 (6%), Dr.
The victim suffered a depressed skull fracture and a broken thumb, and still suffers frequent flashbacks and post traumatic stress disorder.
Flavio suffered a depressed skull fracture and possibly a broken leg and shoulder, deputies said.
A jury heard that his victim had received a depressed skull fracture and bruising to the brain.
Fellow Briton Steven Sparks, 44, of Taunton, Somerset, suffered multiple head injuries, including a depressed skull fracture, when his jet-ski and a speedboat collided off Protaras.
Aims and Objectives: To study the various associated intracranial injury with depressed skull fracture (DSF) and to establish a plan of management of DSF.
The horrific attack which happened in Wallasey on April 9 left the 17-year-old victim with a depressed skull fracture, but miraculously he was allowed home from hospital the next day.
1 suffered a depressed skull fracture back in October 2006 in a collision with Reading's Steven Hunt.
Mr Bates needed emergency surgery for a depressed skull fracture and spent almost a week in hospital.
Mr Brown was taken to hospital with swelling to his face and eye, facial fractures and a depressed skull fracture.