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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Dash had a slab fracture (a section of the crown of her tooth had sheared off) of her upper left fourth premolar with direct pulpal exposure, deep periodontal pockets around the tooth, and indications of an abscess at the root.
Good sight is crucial if you are to spot that flea crawling nimbly through a shaggy coat or discern a slab fracture in a molar tooth hidden at the back of a dark, slobbery mouth.
"He's going on the Flat purely and simply because he had a third carpal slab fracture of the knee at the Festival," owner Roger Brookhouse said.
Boulders Beach was off the track for nearly three years after suffering a slab fracture of the knee back in April 2006, but he has been nursed back to fitness by Sue Smith and showed the benefit of two recent outings to take the 2m1f handicap hurdle under Steven Gagan.
Precautionary x-rays taken on a knee after that third run indicated that a slab fracture was developing.
We got the vet to him straight away and he confirmed that it was a slab fracture of his left fore.