fracture

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Related to hangman's fracture: spondylolisthesis, odontoid fracture, teardrop fracture
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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

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(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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The Hangman's Fracture, published by Abrerio, is available from Amazon and Waterstones.
The hangman's fracture (traumatic spondylolisthesis of the axis) represents fractures of the neural arch of C2 that are produced by a hyper-extension force.
She has a hangman's fracture in her neck which could have killed her.
Traumatic spondylolisthesis of the axis has been known classically as hangman's fracture because it could be produced by judicial hanging.
As David casually points out the hangman's fracture, Christine realises Jack has made a mistake by not spotting it.
The injury, known as the hangman's fracture, was similar to but not as serious as the injury suffered by actor Christopher Reeve.