the act of breaking or bursting:
The flood led to the rupture of the dam.
the state of being broken or burst:
a rupture in the earth’s surface.
a breach of harmonious, friendly, or peaceful relations.
Pathology. hernia, especially abdominal hernia.
verb (used with object), ruptured, rupturing.
to break or burst:
He ruptured a blood vessel.
to cause a breach of:
to rupture friendly relations.
Pathology. to affect with hernia.
verb (used without object), ruptured, rupturing.
to suffer a break or rupture.
the act of breaking or bursting or the state of being broken or burst
a breach of peaceful or friendly relations
the breaking or tearing of a bodily structure or part
another word for hernia
to break or burst or cause to break or burst
to affect or be affected with a rupture or hernia
to undergo or cause to undergo a breach in relations or friendship
rupture rup·ture (rŭp’chər)
The process of breaking open or bursting.
A hernia, especially of the groin or intestines.
A tear in an organ or a tissue.
v. rup·tured, rup·tur·ing, rup·tures
To break open; burst.
noun 1. herniated disk. herniated disk noun, Pathology. 1. an abnormal protrusion of a spinal disk between vertebrae, most often in the lumbar region of the spine, causing pain due to pressure on spinal nerves. herniated disk n. The protrusion of a degenerated or fragmented intervertebral disk into the intervertebral foramen, compressing the nerve root. […]
noun, Slang. 1. the symbol of an eagle with wings spread appearing in the honorable discharge emblem of the U.S. armed forces. ruptured duck
RUQ right upper quadrant