Asked in Gold and Precious Metals
How can you tell if you have real gold neckless?
You can tell if you have a real gold necklace by checking its hardness, luster, specific gravity, streak, cleavage, and fracture, if all the properties match with the properties of gold you have a gold necklace. ...
What is a broken bone called?
A broken bone is often called a "fracture" or "bone fracture". Some examples from the Wikipedia entry on bone fracture. * Complete Fracture- A fracture in which bone fragments separate completely. * Incomplete Fracture- A fracture in which the bone fragments are still partially joined. * Linear Fracture- A fracture that is parallel to the bone's long axis. * Transverse Fracture- A fracture that is at a right angle to the bone's long axis. * Oblique Fracture- A fracture that is diagonal...
Asked in Human Anatomy and Physiology
What is a simple and compound fractures?
a fracture in which skin is intact at site of fracture is a closed fracture or simple fracture whereas compound fracture or an open fracture is a fracture in which the skin is perforated and there is an open wound down to the site of the fracture. ...
Asked in Geology, Rocks and Minerals
When a mineral breaks without any regular pattern what is the break called?
The fracture can be described (depending on the mineral) as:- Conchoidal fracture Subconchoidal fracture Earthy fracture Hackly fracture Jagged fracture Splintery fracture Uneven fracture ...
What is the medical term meaning fracture that has no opening in the skin?
A fracture with no opening in the skin is a Closed Fracture or a simple fracture A simple fracture. ...
Asked in Bone Pain and Fractures
What are the 3 types of fracture?
There are various types of Fractures: 1. Simple fracture - does not break the skin. 2. Compound fracture - a fracture breaking the skin; also called "open fracture". 3. Greenstick fracture - a bend-like fracture in children. 4. Stress fracture - a fracture caused by repeated stress to the bone. 5. Pathological fracture - a fracture caused by underlying diseases. 6. Complicated fracture - also damaging nearby tissues. 7. Depressed fracture - skull fracture with bone forced inwards. 8. Comminuted fracture - multiple fractures and associated tissue damage...
Asked in The Difference Between
What is the difference between and a avulsion fracture and a fracture?
An avulsion fracture is when you pull a ligament or tendon from a bone and a piece of that bone comes with it. It is not actually a "fracture". A fracture is a break. ...
What is an alternate terminology for a 'closed fracture'?
A closed fracture may also be referred to as a simple fracture. An open fracture is also called a compound fracture. ...
Is a compound fracture a bone broken in many places?
No. A Compound Fracture refers to a fracture in which the skin is broken around the fracture site. ...