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Rupture

Rup´ture
n.1.The act of breaking apart, or separating; the state of being broken asunder; as, the rupture of the skin; the rupture of a vessel or fiber; the rupture of a lutestring.
2.Breach of peace or concord between individuals; open hostility or war between nations; interruption of friendly relations; as, the parties came to a rupture.
3.(Med.) Hernia. See Hernia.
4.A bursting open, as of a steam boiler, in a less sudden manner than by explosion. See Explosion.
Modulus of rupture
Engin.) See under Modulus.
v. t.1.To part by violence; to break; to burst; as, to rupture a blood vessel.
[imp. & p. p. Ruptured ; p. pr. & vb. n. Rupturing.]
2.To produce a hernia in.
v. i.1.To suffer a breach or disruption.
Noun1.Rupturerupture - state of being torn or burst open
2.rupture - a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions); "they hoped to avoid a break in relations"
3.rupture - the act of making a sudden noisy break
Verb1.rupture - separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper"
Synonyms: tear, snap, bust
Pronunciation: (RUP-tchur)

A break or tear in any organ or soft tissue.

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