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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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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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Justice Charles Agbaza held that the court was duty bound to dissolve any marriage that had broken down irretrievably.
The phenomenon accounts for very high number of crashes here, as a result of moving vehicles running into disabled, broken down, accident and abandoned vehicles in the streets, usually leading to deaths and severe injuries of innocent citizens.
The car had broken down in the fast lane and officer assistance was needed to get it moved safely off the carriageway and in to the side of the road.
The Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade had already been paged to assist Cullercoats RNLI who were attending to a broken down boat off Tynemouth Longsands.
"If he'd have broken down anywhere else on that journey, he would have got home for free.
No-one was injured in the crash because the occupants of the car, which had broken down in the third lane of the motorway, had already left the vehicle.
A multi-vehicle crash and then a collision happened shortly after rush hour - with the broken down vehicle adding to the problem.
A MAN was taken to hospital after the car he was driving ploughed into the back of a broken down vehicle.
Birmingham Crown Court heard Dhesi, who was taking fruit pickers to a farm in Evesham, decided to continue with the journey even though the coach had already broken down twice on the trip.
Several cars were broken down in the garage and others within yards of the station.
Osteoporosis, or weakened bone, occurs when the action of these cells is out of balance, and more bone is broken down than is made.