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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

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(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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The amplitude ratio between S0 and A0 shows a great capacity for fracture width detection with different fracture angles, even for very small crack widths (w < 1 mm): 27.4dB/mm for a transverse fracture, 19.2 dB/mm for a 18[degrees] oblique fracture, -19.8 dB/mm for a 53[degrees] oblique fracture, and -22.9 dB/mm for a 63[degrees] oblique fracture (Figure 6(a)).
1) revealed a pathological transverse fracture of the mid-shaft of the radius.
Head.--Computer tomography of the head showed a transverse fracture of the base of the skull, involving both petrous bones (hinge fracture), due to blunt trauma from the right side.
Nicholson, "Failure of cord-rubber composites by pull-out or transverse fracture, " J.
Radiographs demonstrated a transverse fracture of the proximal femur shaft (Fig.
About 24 hours after the 4-year-old was discharged from the emergency department in a long arm cast for a closed transverse fracture of the arm, severe pain and swelling of the arm and fingers led to his hospital admission.
"One of the major benefits of Copon Hycote 169HB," he continues, "is that if a host pipe experiences transverse fracture following the lining process, the lining would maintain its longitudinal continuity, preventing further problems and leaks."
Microhardness was measured at various depths below the surface adjacent to the transverse fracture and the cross-section of the longitudinal fracture.
One cortex suffers a transverse fracture but the opposite cortex of the long bone shaft merely bends.
The 28-year-old left-back has been sidelined since suffering a transverse fracture of his right leg at Chelsea in April.
An open (compound) transverse fracture of the major metacarpal bone was visible and the fracture ends appeared necrotic.
In the study by Ozgirgin and Ozluoglu on 18 patients with temporal bone fracture, 16 had longitudinal fracture and 2 had transverse fracture. [8] Both patients with transverse fracture had severe SNHL and had poor recovery of his facial nerve function.
The weak interface between lamellae, while facilitating longitudinal fracture, serves as a crack-stopping mechanism for transverse fracture (Piekarski 1970).
Common radiographic features of a typical ST femur fractures include transverse fracture patterns with minimal comminution, lateral cortical thinking, and a posteromedial spike in the setting of a low energy injury (Figure 3).
This explains the transverse fracture pattern seen in both cases, as opposed to a spiral fracture pattern often caused by rotational injury (Figure 3).