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so·lu·tion of con·ti·nu·i·ty

division of bones or soft parts that are normally continuous, as by a fracture, a laceration, or an incision.
Synonym(s): dieresis

dieresis

/di·er·e·sis/ (di-er´ah-sis)
1. the division or separation of parts normally united.
2. the surgical separation of parts.

dieresis

[dī·er′əsis]
separation of a structure's parts by surgery or other means.

so·lu·tion of con·ti·nu·i·ty

(sŏ-lū'shŭn kon'ti-nū'i-tē)
Division of bones or soft parts that are normally continuous, as by a fracture, a laceration, or an incision.
Synonym(s): dieresis.

dieresis

1. the division or separation of parts normally united.
2. the surgical separation of parts.
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In the case of two letters it is necessary to use a base character followed by a combining macron below and then a combining diaeresis.
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