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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Omari Banks has had to return home with a stress fracture of the spine and left-arm wrist-spinner Dave Mohammed has only just arrived after replacing injured fast bowlerJerome Taylor.
My brother was ejected out the side door, the force of the impact giving him a slight fracture of the skull and a slight fracture of the spine.
The following day I suffered badly from back pain and an X-ray revealed a compress fracture of the spine.
The Sky Blues starlet has a stress fracture of the spine which needs further rest before he can resume contact training with a ball.
Admitted to the hospital with compressed fracture of the spine for physiotherapy in December 1997, the patient had several febrile episodes and received several courses of multiple empirically prescribed antibiotics (cefotaxime, gentamicin, and piperacillin).