The cracking or breaking of a hard object or material
fracture will probably occur at the stress point
A fracture in the form of a circle; (Geology) a conical or nearly cylindrical fault associated with cauldron subsidence.
A stress fracture of a metatarsal bone, usually caused by a prolonged period of walking, marching, etc.
A fracture of the radius in the wrist, with a characteristic backward displacement of the hand
A fracture of the lower end of the fibula, usually involving a dislocation of the ankle
A fracture of the bone only, without damage to the surrounding tissues or breaking of the skin
A fracture of a bone caused by repeated (rather than sudden) mechanical stress
Fracture of a metal or other material occurring without appreciable prior plastic deformation
An injury in which a broken bone pierces the skin, causing a risk of infection
A fracture of the bone, occurring typically in children, in which one side of the bone is broken and the other only bent