There are 2 translations of fracture in Spanish:

fracture1

Pronunciation: /ˈfræktʃər; ˈfræktʃə(r)/

n

  • 1.1 [Med] fractura (f)
    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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There are 2 translations of fracture in Spanish:

fracture2

vt

  • 1 [Med] [bone/arm/shoulder] fracturar she fractured her arm se fracturó el brazo
  • 2 (make laugh) (AmE) [sl & dated], darle* muchísima risa a

vi

  • 1.1 [Med] [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 mandíbula
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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.