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Separation into parts.
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1. In orthopedics, a fracture.
2. To interrupt the continuity in a tissue or electric circuit or the channel of flow or communication.
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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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"This increase means fees for breaking down in the tunnels are still much lower than commercial rates for recovery, for example if someone broke down on the motorway.
Enzymes are costly to make, and current methods for breaking down cellulose require a lot of energy.
Emma Holyer, Direct Line's Motor spokesperson, said: "In the panic of breaking down, one in 10 drivers forget to switch on their hazard lights and over 300,000 motorists admitted they would wave down fellow drivers from the side of the road for assistance."
After breaking down seven times as far from home as Cambridge and Cardigan, Mr Jenkins went for his 10,000-mile service last November, when he was asked to pay pounds 778 for new tyres, brakes and spindle disks.
Many motorists are jamming side roads through fear of breaking down on motorways, a survey shows.
In fact, the microbe produces even more cellular energy by breaking down cellulose than it does by growing on simple sugars such as glucose.