Results for: Fracture

In Health

What is fracture?

Mineralogically speaking, fracture means the characteristicappearance of the surface of a freshly broken mineral or rock. Itcan also mean the manner in which a mineral or ( Full Answer )
In Bone Pain and Fractures

What is a buckle fracture?

A buckle fracture is a fracture in which there is incomplete loss of integrity of the bony cortex, frequently caused by a compressive force.. These are also called a Torus fr ( Full Answer )
In Geology

What is a fracture?

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 ig ( Full Answer )
In Skeletal System

A hip fracture is a fracture of what bone?

A hip fracture generally refers to the fracture of the head or neck of the femur (thigh) bone. There are several different areas that can suffer a fracture and still be called ( Full Answer )
In Uncategorized

What is a dimonds fracture?

it is when a dimond breaks into many different uneven parts. it uslaully does not have fratures though. it has cleavage.
In Health

What is a bowing fracture?

A bowing fracture is a fracture that only happens in children where the bone bends but does not break.
In Bone Pain and Fractures

How do you find a fracture?

Well if your leg or wherever hurts go to a doctor and have them take an x-ray
In Health

How do you fracture wrist?

By Falling on it or something hard hitting it..eg if someone hit your wrist hard with something.
In Uncategorized

What type of fracture is a Colles' fracture?

In order to find out about Colles' fracture one can go to the relevant website and get information. Also one can get more information from the library books about this issue. ( Full Answer )
In Uncategorized

What is fractured?

The term refers to something snaped /broken i.e. a fractured arm isin fact a break in one of the bones. It also refers to any soliditem that breaks. i.e a bridge support may, ( Full Answer )