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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
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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
- Epistemological rupture
break) is a notion introduced
in 1938 by French philosopher Gaston
Bachelard, and later
used by Louis
- rupture Biceps tendon rupture Anterior cruciate ligament injury Biceps femoris tendon rupture
and Quadriceps tendon rupture Cruciate
(ROM) or amniorrhexis
is a term used during pregnancy
of the amniotic
sac. Normally, it occurs
- Esophageal rupture
is a rupture
of the esophageal
wall. Iatrogenic causes account
56% of esophageal
due to medical...
- A rupture
disk, also known
as a pressure safety
disc, or burst
diaphragm, is a non-reclosing pressure relief safety
- Uterine rupture
is when the muscular
wall of the uterus tears during pregnancy
or childbirth. Symptoms, while classically including increased
- Diaphragmatic rupture
(also called diaphragmatic injury
or tear) is a tear of the diaphragm, the muscle across
of the ribcage
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