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Separation into parts.


1. In orthopedics, a fracture.
2. To interrupt the continuity in a tissue or electric circuit or the channel of flow or communication.


a discontinuity, e.g. the change in coat color from puppies to adults.

wool break
horizontal bands of weakness in wool or haircoats may result in a 'break' in the wool and loss of the fleece, or a significant downgrading of its value. The weakness is usually the result of a period of disturbed metabolism, e.g. a severe attack of disease, or of poor nutrition.

Patient discussion about break

Q. How do I break it to my mother that I have infantile amnesia

A. i'de let the doctor that diagnosed me with infantile amnesia to tell it to my parents, he can explains to your mother exactly what it means,treatments all sorts..

Q. What are the reasons people break their diet? Recently I passed a screen test for a movie for the main role of heroin. There were 150 people who came for the test and only 13 got selected for various roles. The director suggested all thirteen of us to go on a diet to suit our characters. We were asked to come after dieting for a month. But to our surprise none of us showed any difference. The reason was we all broke our diets. What are the reasons that make people break their diet?

A. there's an aborigine tribe in Australia that it is a custom that the women feed their men for a month every year with "all you can eat" style. they eat much much more then they are used too. after that month , it doesn't take long until they come back to their normal size. that is because the body is not fooled so easily. his has it ways to leave you in your own weight. one of them is make it very very tough to maintain diet.

Q. is there like a big break through in the field of autism therapy and approaching?

A. there is a large amount of research on Autism. Social, neurological, psychiatric etc. today because of new imagine equipment there is better understanding of how our brain works (there are much more to be revealed but still). And there are breakthroughs all the time. You can get updated about research on the subject in this site:

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In the third set Djokovic, the world number three, broke twice from the start for a comfortable 3-0 lead but Davydenko broke back on three occasions to take the set in one hour two minutes.
Williams, though, broke back in the sixth game, only for Domachowska to reclaim her advantage by breaking the American's serve in the next.
The Scot broke first in the third set to go 2-1 up on Fish's serve but again his opponent broke back - 3-3.
Date-Krumm broke in third and held for a 3-1 lead, but suddenly saw the tiny Kazakh - coached by former world number one Martina Hingis - come to life as she broke back and reeled off the next three games to win the set 6-3.
However, Williams broke back immediately before two further breaks sealed a comfortable triumph.
Williams, though, broke back in the sixth game only for Domachowska to reclaim her advantage by breaking the American's serve at the next opportunity.
Having gone 3-0 down in the second set they broke back then held serve to pull back to 3-2 but the resistance was brief as their opponents broke again before wrapping up the win.
But Murray broke back in the fifth game before holding serve to trail 4-2.
The Briton lost the first three games of the opening set against Yeu-Tzuoo Wang of Taipei but broke back to level at 3-3 and then held his service in a marathon eighth game before breaking again to take the set 6-4.
5 seed, broke Chang to take a 1-0 lead in the second set, but Chang later broke back to make it 3-3.
She broke back with some steady returning and some penetrating flat drives, broke again when Williams played an indifferent game, and for more than an hour had the champion looking disconcerted and edgy.
But Maryam controlled the tempo with a series of brilliant placements and broke back at love.