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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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It added: "It is a statutory obligation for Birmingham City Council to provide suitable short break services.
The South Mimms M25 Welcome Break services has now become operational and more sites planned.
As well as providing information on carers rights and the new Take a Break service, there will be activities for all the family including a Healthy Highfield Gallery highlighting ongoing local community work.
Clockwise from top left, Jonny O'Hanlon cuts Benny Semp's hair at Toni & Guy's during a reading from Sweeney Todd adventures; Paige Willaims listens to Peter and the Wolf performed by Serenata Winds at the Children's Hospital; The Midlands Fretters Orchestra play at Hall Green Stadium during the Greyhound Racing; Mick Scully reading Little Moscow at the Bacchus Bar; The Dhol Foundation, Masters of Drumming, performing at the Welcome Break Services at Junction 2 of the M42
The Welcome Break service area at Membury is more than 150 miles from Arsenal's base, but bosses there have promised they will try to recreate a Highbury-style atmosphere for all supporters travelling to the Millennium Stadium this weekend.
He had his chances to break service on me,' Hewitt added.
Little Chef restaurants on Welcome Break service areas are not included in this offer.
The break service, started by North Tyneside Council, will provide up to 48 hours of free home support when a carer cannot do their usual work.
Since we opened our doors in 2003 we have welcomed many families, who have all helped us to learn so much and develop our short break service.
Nine people were take into custody by Warwickshire Police officers at Corley's Welcome Break service station on the M6 after being found on the car park at 11.
Mrs Burt said the need for a short break service was essential yet a recent survey found eight out of ten carers had either felt close to or had reached breaking point because of a lack of support.
Kevan and Frances have worked tirelessly to promote the short term break service where carers look after children for short periods to give their parents a rest.