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comminuted

 [kom´ĭ-nūt″ed]
broken or crushed into small pieces, as a comminuted fracture.

com·mi·nut·ed

(kom'i-nū'ted),
Broken into several pieces; denoting especially a fractured bone.
[L. com-minuo, pp. -minutus, to make smaller, break into pieces, fr. minor, less]

comminuted

/com·mi·nut·ed/ (kom´in-ldbomact″id) broken or crushed into small pieces, as a comminuted fracture.

comminuted

[kom′inyo̅o̅′tid]
Etymology: L, comminuere, to break into pieces
crushed or broken into a number of pieces.

com·mi·nut·ed

(kom'i-nū'tĕd)
Broken into several pieces; denoting especially a fractured bone.
[L. comminuo, pp. -minutus, to make smaller, break into pieces, fr. minor, less]

comminuted

Broken in several places, especially of a bone fracture; shattered.

comminuted

broken or crushed into small pieces, as a comminuted fracture.
Comminuted fracture of the tibia. By permission from Slatter D, Textbook of Small Animal Surgery, Saunders, 2002
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Comminuted fractures of the distal end of the radius treated by ulnar pinning.
Between March 2006 and October 2010, 23 patients with comminuted fractures of distal tibia were included in this study.
The trees comminuted for this study were still green and had high moisture content (approximately 51%).
If thermally sensitive materials have to be comminuted which also have specific properties that must not be altered by the grinding process, then distance sieves should be used.
Type C fractures are T-condylar and Y-condylar fractures; type C1 fractures have no comminution, type C2 fractures have a comminuted shaft fracture with two principal articular fragments and type C3 fractures have intraarticular comminution.
The distraction plate technique also uses the concept of ligamentotaxis and, like external fixation, is especially indicated for intraarticular fractures with small, comminuted fragments which may be difficult to manage with plates or other nonbridging methods; when distraction fails to obtain adequate reduction, the use of bone grafts, K-wires and supplementary screws are included in the procedure.
Based on clinical signs the case was diagnosed to be a bilateral comminuted mandible fracture involving symphysis just behind the canines (Fig.
Methodology: In this retrospective study we reviewed the medical files of the patients who had displaced transverse or comminuted patella fractures treated at two trauma hospitals between 2004 to 2010.
This study evaluated the applicability of substituting flakes in the core layer of oriented strand board (OSB) with chips from comminuted and unrefined particle boards and wood waste.
We have used "Osteon" and "Colla Guide" resorbable membrane in the treatment of comminuted maxillary AP fractures due to the fact that the materials are not rejected by bone wound, the follow-up period shows no AP atrophy.
Rozental and Blazar (4) reviewed their patients who had received internal fixation using volar plates for dorsally displaced, comminuted distal radius fractures.
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