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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

[′rəp·chər]
(geology)
(medicine)
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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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But the story of the duel, confirmed by Pierre's rupture with his wife, was the talk of society.
[USA], June 27 (ANI): A new study has revealed the main cause behind the 2005 Himalayan rupture earthquake in Nepal.
We report a patient with type B aortic dissection which ruptured into the right hemothorax to call attention to this infrequent presentation and to accentuate the value of computed tomography angiography (CTA) with multiplanar reformatting in localizing the dissection and demonstrating the rupture site.
In one large study, slightly over half of the cats that suffered from a urethral rupture had been subjected to direct and intense trauma, primarily by being hit by car and suffering from pelvic injuries.
Spontaneous rupture of the urinary collecting system is a rare condition.
Methods: Eighty-eight patients with cerebral aneurysm rupture who were admitted to the hospital between February 2015 and October 2016 were selected as the research subjects and were randomly divided into a control group (N=44) and an observation group (N=44) using random number table.
HCC rupture during treatment of sorafenib is rare.[1] We describe a male patient who was treated with sorafenib and experienced a comparatively small HCC rupture during a stable disease state.
A total of 90-95% of the congenital aneurysm originates in the right or non-coronary sinus and project into the right ventricle or into the right atrium.3 Almost all aneurysms arising in the non-coronary sinus rupture into the right atrium and those arising in the right coronary sinus generally communicate with the right ventricle and occasionally with the right atrium.
Of those, around 30,000 of them will suffer a brain aneurysm rupture, according to the Brain Aneurysm Foundation.
The main goal of treating abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) with surgical or endovascular repair is to reduce the risk of rupture and prevent the patient's death [1].
Among the major causes, uterine rupture remains as one of obstetrics dilemmas that needs better attention and is a reflector of poor obstetric care in a given setting [1-3].