thrypsis

thrypsis

 [thrip´sis]
a comminuted fracture.
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thrypsis

(thrĭp′sĭs) [Gr., breaking in pieces]
A fracture in which the bone is splintered or crushed.
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The severe osteoporosis contributes to thrypsis, and thus reduces the successful of operation and stability of the internal fixation.