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 rigor
m
rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.