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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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The youngster was taken to Alder Hey Children's Hospital and yesterday it was confirmed he suffered multiple but not lifethreatening injuries, including a broken back.
When it was taken to a vet it was found that the injuries were not accidental and the dog had suffered a fractured skull, broken back and dislocated vertebrae.
She wrote: "They attempted to get away and injured two people, one of whom is in hospital with a broken back."
She then came to Lahore for a treatment of her broken back.
He said: "This was a brutal assault, which left the victim with a broken back.
Samir broke Riba with a 20 point rally and brilliant passing shots to lead 4-3 and was broken back for four-game each.
The rider was thrown from his bike and suffered serious injuries, including a broken back, and was subsequently airlifted to James Cook University Hospital, in Middlesbrough, where he remains in a stable condition.
He was able to make a remarkable recovery from a broken back. Would the Germans have been within rights to shoot him had they captured him?
Murray took control of the set after breaking Pospisil to move 3-2 up but was broken back immediately.
Murray took control of the second set after breaking Pospisil with a great return down the line to move 3-2 up but was broken back immediately thanks to the Canadian's best return of the match.
JOCKEY Davy Condon was yesterday nearing a return home from hospital after being fitted with a brace to stabilise his broken back.