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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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Reduces bone loss; increases bone density; reduces risk of spine, wrist, hip: fractures.
Growth plate fractures occur most often in the long bones of the fingers (phalanges), followed by the outer bone of the forearm (radius) at the wrist.
This poll indicates that even with the efforts of the National Osteoporosis Foundation and other organizations to better educate the public about osteoporosis-related fractures, significant work remains to help patients and their doctors proactively identify and discuss potential risk factors for painful and debilitating fractures," said Dr.
Studies reported that fondaparinux lowered the risk of DVT by 56% for hip fracture surgery and by 55% for knee replacement surgery, compared with enoxaparin.
When the stress along the fault is high enough to break the gouge particles, it fractures only those that are bearing the load.
The model predicted 357,656 lifetime hip fractures following distal radius fracture in all females age 65 and older in the U.
The field of mechanics of materials provides a useful way to study fractures in rock and brittle unconsolidated materials.
The data "were very informative for establishing incidence rates for these fractures," Dr.
The Section III is about "GENERAL FRACTURE CARE" including: Management of multiple orthopedic injuries and damage control orthopedics; Bone stimulation in nonunion; Indications for locking plates; Fractures requiring anatomic reduction.
One study tested calcium (1,000 mg a day) and/or vitamin D (800 IU a day) or a placebo on more than 5,000 people (mostly women) aged 70 or older who had already suffered one bone fracture because of osteoporosis.
Of course, most Americans aren't particularly good at saving, which is why the risk of life-threatening or crippling fractures from osteoporosis remain such a concern.
A study from Harvard University examined the dietary intakes of more than 70,000 postmenopausal women over an 18-year period and looked to see which women had hip fractures.
Gore's doctor said that parts of her skeleton resembled Swiss cheese more than solid bone, putting her at risk for additional fractures, which, depending on the extent of her disease, could come from a simple action such as pushing open a heavy door.
The otoscopic view is that of a left ear, demonstrating evidence of a basilar skull fracture and two fractures of the temporal bone visible through the external auditory canal.