rupture

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Synonyms for rupture

Synonyms for rupture

an opening, especially in a solid structure

to undergo partial breaking

Synonyms for rupture

a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)

the act of making a sudden noisy break

separate or cause to separate abruptly

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Although cases of bilateral rupture of the Achilles tendon have been reported, they are a usually associated with other pathology.
Haines JF: Bilateral rupture of the Achilles tendon in patients on steroid therapy.
Cowan MA, Alexander S: Simultaneous bilateral rupture of the Achilles tendon due to Triamcinolone.
Khurana R, Torzillo PJ, Horsley M, Mahoney J: Spontaneous bilateral rupture of the Achilles tendon in a patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Similarly in a cow with post-partum paralysis or hypocalcaemia attempts to rise may put excessive stress resulting in rupture of the achilles tendon (Tyagi and Singh, 2010).