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rupture

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noun rup·ture \ˈrəp-chər\

Medical Definition of rupture

  1. 1:  the tearing apart of a tissue <rupture of heart muscle> <rupture of an intervertebral disk>

  2. 2:  hernia




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rupture

verb rup·ture

Medical Definition of rupture

ruptured; rupturing \-chə-riŋ, -shriŋ\play

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to produce a rupture in <rupture an eardrum>

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to have or undergo a rupture





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