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What is a fracture?

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In medicine/the medical field, a fracture is a broken bone.

In psychology, it means something broken, such as "fractured family relationships".
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Literally means "break".

In geology it can be a tension-crack by dessication or tectonic forces in a sediment or precipitation-formation; or a cooling-contraction crack in igneous rock (think Giant's Causeway).

It can also be a Fault - a major cross-formation break with accompanying displacement of one side against the other, caused tectonically by crustal deformation.
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