chip fracture

chip fracture

any small fragmental fracture, usually one involving a bony process near a joint.

chip fracture

A small fracture through a bone region that serves as the site of a ligamentous attachment. See Fracture.
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Slaughter's x-ray further showed a small chip fracture on his right ankle , making walking a struggle.
The fractures included fracture of superior, inferior pubic rami, fracture of ala of sacrum, small chip fracture of iliac crest, fracture of the pubic bone and comminuted acetabular fracture.
Normalized Cockcroft & Latham's criterion is employed to predict the effect of tensile stress on chip fracture.
Chapparwal and Vaidya reported brachialis with chip fracture of coronoid to be preventing the reduction (1).
Much of the energy of the indentation process may have been used in deformation processes and/or crushing, so that less was available for the formation of a chip fracture.
Type III is a chip fracture on the anteroinferior portion of the lateral process that is limited to the subtalar joint; this type may be treated conservatively or surgically, depending upon the severity of the injury.
The horse with a chip fracture will show inflammation, swelling, pain, and lameness at the knee.
Roenick suffered a chip fracture in his right ankle March 25 and was expected to be sidelined until at least the final week of the regular season, but Roenick returned just four days later and is playing through the pain.
In the case of wood cutting, the process involves a different chip fracture mechanism and a heterogeneous material, therefore the equations derived for metal cutting based on shear failure are not applicable.
He also has an avulsion chip fracture, which is caused by a piece of bone being pulled away as the ligament was torn.
Chip fracture was probably due to the movement of the shock wave through the thickness of the particle.
These were a fibular avulsion fracture, a lateral malleolus fracture, and chip fracture of the lateral border of the talus.