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rupture

 [rup´chur]
1. tearing or disruption of tissue.
2. to forcibly disrupt tissue.
3. hernia.

rup·ture

(rŭp'chŭr),
1. Synonym(s): hernia
2. A solution of continuity or a tear; a break of any organ or another of the soft parts.
3. When used in reference to hollow organs or trauma, term describes the acute explosive disruption of the inner portion of the organ by pressure from within or without, often allowing extravasation of its contents exteriorly.
[L. ruptura, a fracture (of limb or vein), fr. rumpo, pp. ruptus, to break]

rupture

/rup·ture/ (rup´chur)
1. tearing or disruption of tissue.
2. to forcibly disrupt tissue.
3. hernia.

rupture

(rŭp′chər)
n.
1. The process of breaking open or bursting.
2. A hernia, especially of the groin or intestines.
3. A tear in an organ or a tissue.
v.
To break open; burst.

rupture

[rup′chər]
Etymology: L, rumpere, to break
1 n, a tear or break in the continuity or configuration of an organ or body tissue, including instances when other tissue protrudes through the opening. See also hernia.
2 v, to cause a break or tear.

rupture

Medtalk A tearing or disruption of a membrane or flattened tissue that was subjected to pressure. See FASIAR rupture, Partial rupture, Premature rupture of membranes, Traumatic disk rupture.

rup·ture

(rŭp'shŭr)
1. Synonym(s): hernia.
2. A solution of continuity or a tear; a break of any organ or other of the soft parts.
[L. ruptura, a fracture (of limb or vein), fr. rumpo, pp. ruptus, to break]

rupture

A popular term for an abdominal HERNIA.

Rupture

A breaking apart of an organ or tissue.
Mentioned in: Ectopic Pregnancy

rupture

tear/break of soft tissues

rup·ture

(rŭp'shŭr)
1. Synonym(s): hernia.
2. A solution of continuity or a tear; a break of any organ or other of the soft parts.
[L. ruptura, a fracture (of limb or vein), fr. rumpo, pp. ruptus, to break]

rupture,

n a tear or break in the continuity or configuration of an organ or body tissue, including those instances when other tissue protrudes through the opening.

rupture

1. tearing or disruption of tissue.
2. hernia.
For details of individual diseases see under each organ, e.g. abomasal, aortic, atrial, cecal, intestinal, rectal, gastric, ventricular, vesical, esophageal, ligamentous, individual ligaments (e.g. cruciate, round, Achilles) urethral, hepatic, splenic, egg yolk.
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The landslide also ruptured a 15-inch natural gas pipeline that caused an explosion and a dramatic fireball until the gas line was shut off about an hour later.
The report described the ruptured pipeline, offered a status report to the board, provided the steps the city has taken to prevent reoccurrence of the rupture and offered preliminary data on the biological impact of the spill.
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