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Definition of Rupture
RuptureRupture Rup"ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ruptured; p. pr. & vb.
1. To part by violence; to break; to burst; as, to rupture a
2. To produce a hernia in.
Rupture Rup"ture, v. i.
To suffer a breach or disruption.
RuptureRupture Rup"ture (?; 135), n. [L. ruptura, fr. rumpere, ruptum
to break: cf. F. rupture. See Reave, and cf. Rout a
1. The act of breaking apart, or separating; the state of
being broken asunder; as, the rupture of the skin; the
rupture of a vessel or fiber; the rupture of a lutestring.
Hatch from the egg, that soon, Bursting with kindly
rupture, forth disclosed Their callow young.
2. Breach of peace or concord between individuals; open
hostility or war between nations; interruption of friendly
relations; as, the parties came to a rupture.
He knew that policy would disincline Napoleon from a
rupture with his family. --E. Everett.
3. (Med.) Hernia. See Hernia.
4. A bursting open, as of a steam boiler, in a less sudden
manner than by explosion. See Explosion.
Modulus of rupture. (Engin.) See under Modulus.
Syn: Fracture; breach; break; burst; disruption; dissolution.
See Fracture. ruptureHernia Her"ni*a, n.; pl. E. Hernias, L. Herni[ae]. [L.]
A protrusion, consisting of an organ or part which has
escaped from its natural cavity, and projects through some
natural or accidental opening in the walls of the latter; as,
hernia of the brain, of the lung, or of the bowels. Hernia of
the abdominal viscera in most common. Called also rupture.
Strangulated hernia, a hernia so tightly compressed in some
part of the channel through which it has been protruded as
to arrest its circulation, and produce swelling of the
protruded part. It may occur in recent or chronic hernia,
but is more common in the latter.
Meaning of Rupture from wikipedia
- formerly referred
to as "a rupture
" Achilles tendon rupture Rupture
of membranes, a "water breaking" event
of pregnancy Premature rupture
of membranes, when the...
- Aortic rupture
is the rupture
of the aorta, the largest artery
in the body. Aortic rupture
is a rare, extremely dangerous
condition. The most...
- Myocardial rupture
is a laceration
of the ventricles
of the heart, of the interatrial
septum, or of the papillary
- Esophageal rupture
is a rupture
of the esophageal
wall. Iatrogenic causes account
56% of esophageal
due to medical...
(ROM) or amniorrhexis
is a term used during pregnancy
of the amniotic
sac. Normally, it occurs
- Surface rupture
(or ground rupture
, or ground
displacement) is the visible offset
of the ground surface
when an earthquake rupture along
- A rupture
disk, also known
as a pressure safety
disc, or burst
diaphragm, is a non-reclosing pressure relief safety
- vertebral arteries
and posterior communicating
artery) have a higher
risk of rupture
. Basilar artery aneurysms represent
only 3–5% of all intracranial
of the urethra
is an uncommon result
injury, incorrect catheter
injury, or pelvic girdle
fracture. The urethra,...
- Prelabor rupture
(PROM), previously known
as premature rupture
of membranes, is breakage
of the amniotic
of labor. Women...
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