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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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Figure 2: HRCT Temporal bone scan Axial section showing longitudinal fracture involving right mastoid bone with middle ear fluid collection.
Fracture mechanics of bone-the effects of density specimen thickness and crack velocity on longitudinal fracture.
In this article, we focus on patients who exhibit this constellation of signs and symptoms; these patients have typically experienced a longitudinal fracture of the temporal bone.
The longitudinal fractures are perpendicular to the bedding and parallel to the regional fold axis.
This new method could be used in the clinical treatment of longitudinal fractures of the posterior pelvic ring.
Patients with longitudinal fractures showed mostly conductive type of hearing loss while mixed hearing loss was also reported in few cases.
Most of this shear zone especially near its northern head other trends (northern, southern, eastern, western, and NNW--SSE) are seen in addition to longitudinal fractures (north west--east south trend) and (north east--south west trend).
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