There are 2 translations of fracture in Spanish:

fracture1

Pronunciation: /ˈfræktʃər; ˈfræktʃə(r)/

n

  • 1.1 [Medicine/Medicina] fractura (feminine)
    More example sentences
    • Stress fractures are partial fractures, often hairline cracks in the bone, caused by repeated stress.
    • Direct injury to the spine may cause a bone fracture anywhere along your vertebral column.
    • Bone scanning is sensitive but not specific for detecting stress fractures, healing fractures, infections and tumors.
    1.2 (crack) fisura (f), grieta (f)

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Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.

There are 2 translations of fracture in Spanish:

fracture2

vt

  • 1 [Medicine/Medicina] [bone/arm/shoulder] fracturar she fractured her arm se fracturó el brazo
  • 2 (make laugh) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [slang, dated/argot, anticuado], darle* muchísima risa a

vi

  • 1.1 [Medicine/Medicina] [bone/arm/leg] fracturarse 1.2 (crack) agrietarse
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    • His characters are fractured, broken people, who find happiness too late and too unsatisfactorily, if at all.
    • Broken columns of rock fractured from the face are tumbled like a game of jackstraws below.
    • This inequality leads to fracturing within the stone and eventual disintegration.
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    • The scaphoid is the most commonly fractured bone of the wrist.
    • The mammalian liver can regenerate if a part of it is removed, the antlers of male deer regenerate each year, and fractured bones can mend by a regenerative process.
    • She has never required any surgical procedures or fractured any bones.

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Word of the day amnistiar
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Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.