fracture


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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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Overall, one out of every two women and one in eight men over 50 will have an osteoporosis-related fracture in his or her lifetime, with American women four times more likely to develop the disease than men.
Melt fracture caused by skin rupture occurs when the surface of the film is stretched too quickly on leaving the die.
co-editor of Vertebral Osteoporotic Compression Fractures and lead author of one of the studies.
Osteoporosis is often called a "silent disease," because many people don't know they have it until their bones become so weak that a sudden strain, bump, or fall causes a fracture.
This is the first drug to be approved by the FDA for DVT prevention after hip fracture surgery.
Models that use fractals to simulate the presence of fractures in porous rock may provide better answers than those that assume the rock is uncracked.
Observations have led to a host of interpretations about the particular geologic processes responsible for the stresses that induce fracture formation.
The following parameters are used to describe the fracture process:
This fracture occurs only rarely, usually at the lower end of the tibia, one of the long bones of the lower leg.
6) were the first to derive an expression for the threshold (equilibrium, lower limit) fracture energy, [G.
Stress Fractures caused by repeated jarring of a bone are called stress fractures.
High efficiency is achieved by performing multiple fractures in a single pumping session, thereby ensuring time and cost savings.
Distal radius fracture is known to be associated with osteoporosis in women of this age, who are then at increased risk of subsequent fracture.
10, 12) The distribution of C2 fracture consists of odontoid 59%, hangman's 22%, and nonodontoid, nonhangman's fractures 20%.