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fracture
American English: /ˈfræk(t)ʃər/
British English: /ˈfraktʃə/

Translation of fracture in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (Medicine)
    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.

transitive verb

  • 1 (Medicine)
    (bone/arm/shoulder)
    fracturar
    she fractured her arm
    se fracturó el brazo
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 (make laugh) (American English) [slang] [dated]
    darle muchísima risa a

intransitive verb

  • 1 (Medicine)
    (bone/arm/leg)
    fracturarse
  • 2 (crack)
    agrietarse
    Example sentences
    • 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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