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rupture,

in medicine: see herniahernia,
protrusion of an internal organ or part of an organ through the wall of a body cavity. The hernia is enclosed by a sac formed by the lining of the cavity. It results from a weakness or rupture in the wall, usually where there is already a natural weakness.
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rupture

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rupture

Pathol
a. the breaking or tearing of a bodily structure or part
b. another word for hernia
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These kits can be made safer by trapping the hydrogen peroxide and alkali separately in fangible Consumer Activated Rupturable Multicell Applicators (CARMA) bubbles that are frangible under finger pressure and which rupture to deliver the bleaching components to the hair surface.