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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]
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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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References in classic literature ?
But the story of the duel, confirmed by Pierre's rupture with his wife, was the talk of society.
Urinary collecting system ruptures are uncommon and are often due to distal obstructive conditions such as urinary stones or external mass pressure to the ureter.
It ruptures into right ventricle or right atrium most of the times.
"It's best if an aneurysm is caught before it ruptures," says Dr.
which means a higher incidence of ruptures after EVAR because it is one of the complications.
Cases were all intrapartum uterine ruptures after 28 weeks of gestational age.
Ford is taking this action because there have been two fatalities caused by driver airbag inflator ruptures from Takata (TKTDY) inflators built on the same day.
Wang et al., "Surface ruptures on the transverse Xiaoyudong fault: a significant segment boundary breached during the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake, China," Tectonophysics, vol.
Patellar tendon ruptures are rare, but debilitating injuries are typically seen in young active males in the third and fourth decades of life [1].
A brain aneurysm, however, ruptures every 18 minutes around the world.
Following are some of the signs of ruptures to watch out for, courtesy Healthline.com: