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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

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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KEYWORDS: Depressed skull fracture, Head injury, Glasgow Outcome Scale.
In our study SAH (24%) was the major CT finding followed by depressed skull fracture in 23% cases.
Depressed skull fractures and associated epidural hematomas need to be considered as possible complications of pin fixation of the head for craniotomy in young children.
A depressed skull fracture was significantly associated with intracranial pathology, as observed by the presence of CT scan abnormality in 42.3% of patients.
Petr Cech receives treatment at Reading on Saturday before undergoing surgery for a depressed skull fracture yesterday' Hilario: Little-known
The review showed that of the eight children who required surgery for their head injury, half had a depressed skull fracture from a golf club.
The victim suffered a depressed skull fracture and a broken thumb, and still suffers frequent flashbacks and post traumatic stress disorder.
A jury heard that his victim had received a depressed skull fracture and bruising to the brain.
Fellow Briton Steven Sparks, 44, of Taunton, Somerset, suffered multiple head injuries, including a depressed skull fracture, when his jet-ski and a speedboat collided off Protaras.
Aims and Objectives: To study the various associated intracranial injury with depressed skull fracture (DSF) and to establish a plan of management of DSF.
After being taken to hospital Mr Jawaid was making a good recovery from the depressed skull fracture inflicted during the robbery.
Robert Gibb, 28, suffered a depressed skull fracture when he hit a stone while enduro racing in the Northumberland countryside.
As a result of the hammer attack, Mr Newell was left with a depressed skull fracture and other injuries to his face and body.
He was taken to hospital under police escort with a depressed skull fracture. Mr McGirr told jurors: "I didn't want it to escalate any further.
A: The Chelsea No.1 suffered a depressed skull fracture back in October 2006 in a collision with Reading's Steven Hunt.